A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d20p. Id of event: us1000d20p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:55 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 187.34 km (116 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 06:31:55 / March 9, 2018 @ 6:31 am. Exact location of event, depth 187.34 km, 72.2527° East, 37.536° North.
The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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