A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 15:54:47 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.74 km (68 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:54:47 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 71.4467 East, latitude 37.1958 North, depth = 109.74 km. Unique identifier: us2000a6ya. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6ya. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SSW of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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