A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:54:14 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.1041 East, latitude 37.7308 North, depth = 128.08 km. Unique identifier: us10003pyp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003pyp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.08 km (80 miles). Global time and date of event 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 17:54:14 / October 20, 2015 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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