A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 15:10:19 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:10 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:19 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 72.0072° East, 39.477° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008x37. Event ids that are associated: us10008x37. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quvasoy, Iradan, Kyzyl-Kyya. Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 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 two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km ENE of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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