A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 19:41:09 / June 21, 2017 @ 7:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009nww. Unique identifier: us20009nww. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 73.379 East, latitude 38.4149 North, depth = 123.29 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:41:09 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 123.29 km (77 miles).
The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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