A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.49 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:48:14 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ck8b. Unique identifier: us2000ck8b. Exact location of earthquake, 73.9387° East, 38.1894° North, depth 183.49 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 03:48:14 / January 17, 2018 @ 3:48 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 3 km NW of Murghob, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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