A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.57 km (74 miles). Global time and date of event 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 20:54:25 / November 5, 2017 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000biyy. Unique identifier: us2000biyy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 73.4216° East, latitude 38.468° North, depth = 119.57 km. The temblor was detected at 01:54:25 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 58 km NW of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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