A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact location of event, depth 115.04 km, 71.6356° East, 37.358° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.04 km (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:19:49 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uiw. Unique identifier: us20008uiw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 07:19:49 / March 25, 2017 @ 7:19 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Khandūd, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km SSE of Khorugh, Tajikistan.
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