A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ai2j. Id of event: us7000ai2j. The temblor was picked up at 22:07:31 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 22:07:31 / July 4, 2020 @ 10:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.67 km (100 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 74.1464° East, 38.2623° North, depth 161.67 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km ENE of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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