A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 71.5718° East, 37.192° North, depth 98.26 km. Id of earthquake: us100077nr. Event ids that are associated: us100077nr. Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 13:14:56 / November 14, 2016 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.26 km (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:14:56 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Jurm, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and three 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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