A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kulob in Tajikistan. Global time and date of event 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 10:02:35 / December 30, 2018 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000iz69. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iz69. Exact location of earthquake, 69.745° East, 37.857° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was 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). The temblor was picked up at 15:02:35 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panj, Ārt Khwājah, Orzu. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 7 km (5 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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