A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km ESE of Vanj, Tajikistan (48 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 72.3218° East, latitude 38.2117° North, depth = 107.66 km. Id of earthquake: us2000e1ic. Event ids that are associated: us2000e1ic. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.66 km (67 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:21:32 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 14:21:32 / April 17, 2018 @ 2:21 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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