A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. The temblor was reported at 11:15:57 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hbw5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hbw5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 72.1961° East, 39.2642° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 05:15:57 / October 14, 2018 @ 5:15 am.
Close country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shohimardon (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km E of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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