A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Wednesday. 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 161.03 km (100 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:42:43 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008dh0. Unique identifier: us60008dh0. Exact location of earthquake, 74.0685° East, 38.2466° North, depth 161.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 02:42:43 / March 11, 2020 @ 2:42 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 12 km (8 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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