A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 111 km NE of Karakul, Tajikistan (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 04:14:27 / August 12, 2017 @ 4:14 am. Unique identifier: us2000a7iw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7iw. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.48 km (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:14:27 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 74.587° East, latitude 39.6066° North, depth = 36.48 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km NE of Karakul, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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