A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Roghun in Tajikistan on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jbth. Unique identifier: us1000jbth. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:05 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.868° East, 38.6739° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 10:56:05 / March 7, 2019 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vose’, Dushanbe, Boshkengash.
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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