A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kulob in Tajikistan. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60006an5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006an5. The temblor was picked up at 19:01:49 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.9525° East, 37.7904° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 14:01:49 / November 12, 2019 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ārt Khwājah, Norak. Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 20 km SE of Kulob, Tajikistan.
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