A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km NE of Murghob, Tajikistan (69 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 15:48:36 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000aipn. Event ids that are associated: us2000aipn. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.9296 East, latitude 38.8376 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 07:48:36 / September 9, 2017 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km NE of Murghob, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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