A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005rws. Unique identifier: us70005rws. Exact location, longitude 73.1947° East, latitude 38.4938° North, depth = 127.98 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 127.98 km (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 10:48:29 / October 8, 2019 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:48:29 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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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: 64 km SSW of Karakul, Tajikistan.
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