A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:00 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). 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. Id of earthquake: us60007fwg. Event ids that are associated: us60007fwg. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 19:56:00 / January 25, 2020 @ 7:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 73.1749° East, 38.7332° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SW of Karakul, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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