A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 197.01 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:51:43 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 08:51:43 / July 2, 2017 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 72.3209° East, latitude 37.6137° North, depth = 197.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095uk. Id of event: us100095uk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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