A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km ESE of Karakenja, Tajikistan (43 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.2961 East, latitude 39.0763 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70008c7i. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008c7i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:56:35 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 14:56:35 / March 19, 2020 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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