A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Sho’rchi in Uzbekistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cp1s. Id of event: us2000cp1s. The temblor was reported at 03:21:44 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 68.0936° East, 37.9587° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 22:21:44 / January 24, 2018 @ 10:21 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yovon, Dushanbe, Dŭstí. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Boysun (c. 25 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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