A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.44 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006nid. Unique identifier: us70006nid. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:19:41 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 15:19:41 / December 19, 2019 @ 3:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 73.6601 East, latitude 38.4251 North, depth = 142.44 km.
Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km NW of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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