A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 92.81 km (58 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 20:53:54 / March 10, 2018 @ 8:53 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:54 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 71.3344° East, latitude 37.2285° North, depth = 92.81 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d2vj. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2vj.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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