A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Event id: us20009kkj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kkj. Exact location of event, longitude 73.8797 East, latitude 38.4064 North, depth = 144.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.02 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 01:24:47 / June 4, 2017 @ 1:24 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:47 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km NNW of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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