A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 12:14:24 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 07:14:24 / January 24, 2020 @ 7:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.662 East, latitude 39.2257 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60007eii. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007eii.
Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shohimardon, Khaydarkan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 11 km E of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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