A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.4034 East, latitude 39.4449 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:19 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 19:09:19 / May 26, 2017 @ 7:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008vkk. Event ids that are associated: us10008vkk.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batken, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop).
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 fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km NNW of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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