A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. 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 50.99 km (32 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000blqe. Unique identifier: us2000blqe. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 20:53:40 / November 10, 2017 @ 8:53 pm. Exact location, longitude 73.8646° East, latitude 38.2833° North, depth = 50.99 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:53:40 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 15 km NW of Murghob, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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