A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000bjg8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjg8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 162.37 km (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 00:17:25 / September 8, 2020 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:17:25 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 73.563° East, latitude 38.1899° North, depth = 162.37 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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