A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 108.58 km (67 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:57:46 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 71.2642° East, 37.1698° North, depth 108.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009ndb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ndb. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 00:27:46 / June 18, 2017 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 43 km SW of Khorugh, Tajikistan.
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