A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 14:32:56 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 71.756 East, latitude 37.3078 North, depth = 147.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 09:32:56 / November 25, 2017 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bu9w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bu9w. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.41 km (92 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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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. 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: 8 km NW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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