A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 15:11:58 / April 3, 2018 @ 3:11 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:58 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 71.728 East, latitude 39.2652 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ddnc. Unique identifier: us1000ddnc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khaydarkan, Shohimardon.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km E of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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