A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 214.47 km (133 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100098uh. Unique identifier: us100098uh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.3311 East, latitude 37.5461 North, depth = 214.47 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 22:36:22 / July 4, 2017 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:36:22 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Khandūd. The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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