A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Roghun in Tajikistan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 06:50:04 / March 4, 2018 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:50:04 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 69.8627° East, 38.7609° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000dbz8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dbz8.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yovon (c. 17 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yovon, Danghara, Sovet (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km SSW of Roghun, Tajikistan.
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