A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Asht in Tajikistan. The temblor was detected at 09:44:31 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 04:44:31 / March 26, 2020 @ 4:44 am. Event id: us70008g7s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008g7s. Exact location of event, longitude 70.5089 East, latitude 40.7726 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Khŭjand (c. 144 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Angren (c. 127 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Olmaliq (c. 121 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bŭston, Kosonsoy, Namangan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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