A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.8038 East, latitude 37.6567 North, depth = 126.01 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006r0u. Unique identifier: us10006r0u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 126.01 km (78 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:42:33 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 09:42:33 / September 20, 2016 @ 9:42 am.
Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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