A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km SE of Karakenja, Tajikistan (29 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007sqx. Unique identifier: us70007sqx. The temblor was detected at 04:07:04 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 23:07:04 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.835 East, latitude 38.8858 North, depth = 10 km.
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 four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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