A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh48. Unique identifier: us6000dh48. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 73.5686° East, 38.1316° North, depth 91.62 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 17:01:34 / February 12, 2021 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.62 km (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:01:34 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 35 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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