A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 23:21:44 / February 14, 2018 @ 11:21 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000d2ei. Event ids that are associated: us2000d2ei. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.66 km (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 73.7817 East, latitude 38.3834 North, depth = 135.66 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:21:44 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km NW of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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