A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000ad3t. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad3t. The temblor was reported at 14:06:12 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 174.24 km (108 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 71.9503 East, latitude 37.3279 North, depth = 174.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 09:06:12 / August 30, 2017 @ 9:06 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (25 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd.
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 seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 13 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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