A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.69 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005q25. Unique identifier: us70005q25. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 22:28:55 / October 2, 2019 @ 10:28 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 73.411° East, 38.2409° North, depth 165.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:28:55 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob. Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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