A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Gharm in Tajikistan on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:39 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009pp8. Event ids that are associated: us20009pp8. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 04:11:39 / June 26, 2017 @ 4:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 70.779 East, latitude 38.7424 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mŭ’minobod, Obigarm, Roghun. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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