A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Tajikistan kilometers (0 miles) from Tajikistan on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:18:40 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.5724° East, 38.5537° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i2tm. Unique identifier: us1000i2tm. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 15:18:40 / December 5, 2018 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sovet, Kŭlob, Obigarm (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sovet (c. 8 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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