A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, 71.5754° East, 39.2854° North, depth 10 km. 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: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 08:45:20 / July 16, 2020 @ 8:45 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000apj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apj1. The temblor was detected at 08:45:20 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shohimardon, Khaydarkan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NE of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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