A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.76 km (74 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:41:30 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 04:41:30 / April 17, 2017 @ 4:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude 72.2527 East, latitude 37.7512 North, depth = 119.76 km. Id of earthquake: us10008i9p. Event ids that are associated: us10008i9p.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km ENE of Shughnon, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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