A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.5177 East, latitude 39.1397 North, depth = 10 km. 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). Global time and date of event 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 07:09:15 / January 24, 2020 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:09:15 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ei6. Id of event: us60007ei6.
Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rasht, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km S of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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