A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 km E of Vanj, Tajikistan (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:30:16 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 72.0437° East, 38.4278° North, depth 30.83 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 22:30:16 / November 23, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.83 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000btpc. Event ids that are associated: us2000btpc.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km E of Vanj, Tajikistan.
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