A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 23 km NNW of Vanj, Tajikistan (14 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 10:42:15 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 71.3971° East, 38.5761° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000ha4x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ha4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 05:42:15 / September 7, 2018 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 23 km NNW of Vanj, Tajikistan.
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