A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.5566 East, latitude 39.4746 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:33:46 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh33. Id of event: us6000dh33. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 03:33:46 / February 8, 2021 @ 3:33 am.
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batken, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 26 km N of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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