A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location, longitude 71.2875° East, latitude 39.5479° North, depth = 13.68 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:10:46 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). 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 13.68 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd5e. Unique identifier: us6000cd5e. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 03:10:46 / October 26, 2020 @ 3:10 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Oltiariq (c. 25 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rasht, Oltiariq, Isfara (min 5000 pop).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 40 km NNW of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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