A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Global time and date of event 02/06/18 / 2018-06-02 08:45:39 / June 2, 2018 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 71.9753° East, latitude 39.4456° North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000ehbq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ehbq. The temblor was reported at 14:45:39 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quvasoy, Iradan, Kyzyl-Kyya (min 5000 pop).
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 fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 45 km ENE of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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