A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqkl. Id of event: us7000bqkl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:41:23 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 20:41:23 / September 20, 2020 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.5249 East, latitude 38.3216 North, depth = 142.43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.43 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob. Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 51 km ENE of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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