A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Tajikistan kilometers (0 miles) from Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 71.5331 East, latitude 39.4596 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:15:57 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000e5g4. Event ids that are associated: us1000e5g4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/18 / 2018-05-15 13:15:57 / May 15, 2018 @ 1:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batken, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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