A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kulob in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/18 / 2018-12-31 15:48:07 / December 31, 2018 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000izgg. Event ids that are associated: us2000izgg. Exact location of earthquake, 69.7004° East, 37.9886° North, depth 28.81 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:48:07 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). 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 28.81 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Roghun, Vahdat, Qŭrghonteppa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km NW of Kulob, Tajikistan.
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