A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Global time and date of event 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 06:33:16 / March 12, 2018 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000d3ai. Event ids that are associated: us1000d3ai. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:33:16 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 140.34 km (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.9053 East, latitude 38.3446 North, depth = 140.34 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob. Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 84 km ENE of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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