A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km NE of Murghob, Tajikistan (68 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:08:56 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 63.43 km, 74.6973° East, 38.9839° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.43 km (39 miles). Global time and date of event 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 13:08:56 / August 12, 2020 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bdap. Unique identifier: us6000bdap.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km NE of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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