A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km E of Murghob, Tajikistan (78 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.39 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 75.4017° East, latitude 38.3299° North, depth = 119.39 km. The temblor was reported at 22:30:30 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 22:30:30 / October 20, 2020 @ 10:30 pm. Unique identifier: us6000cadr. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cadr.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 126 km E of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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