A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Friday. 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 53.01 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 73.6635° East, 38.0035° North, depth 53.01 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 17:47:51 / September 18, 2020 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:47:51 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpx2. Unique identifier: us7000bpx2.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob. Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 32 km SW of Murghob, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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