A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.3841 East, latitude 37.7121 North, depth = 182.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:26:08 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 23:26:08 / July 22, 2017 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.87 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zvq. Unique identifier: us20009zvq.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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