A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kulob in Tajikistan. Exact location of event, depth 18.69 km, 70.2024° East, 37.7726° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:09 / 2:18 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 18.69 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 21:18:09 / June 11, 2017 @ 9:18 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lvs. Id of event: us20009lvs.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Danghara, Fayzabad, Rustāq.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 40 km ESE of Kulob, Tajikistan.
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