A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Exact location of event, longitude 72.0592 East, latitude 37.3528 North, depth = 149.34 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:54:33 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 10:54:33 / April 27, 2016 @ 10:54 am. Event id: us10005bx2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bx2. The epicenter was at a depth of 149.34 km (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km ENE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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