A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Id of earthquake: us2000bjtq. Event ids that are associated: us2000bjtq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 14:17:57 / November 7, 2017 @ 2:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 72.164 East, latitude 37.4541 North, depth = 209.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.06 km (130 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:17:57 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Khandūd, Khorugh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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