A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 133.53 km, 73.6955° East, 38.391° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 10:12:13 / May 21, 2019 @ 10:12 am. Id of earthquake: us70003nw8. Event ids that are associated: us70003nw8. The temblor was picked up at 15:12:13 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.53 km (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 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 fourteen 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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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: 34 km NW of Murghob, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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