A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 15:27:56 / May 17, 2017 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:27:56 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008t0u. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008t0u. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.6 km (82 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 73.0943° East, 38.2419° North, depth 131.6 km.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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