A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Roghun in Tajikistan on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbd7. Id of event: us1000dbd7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 12:09:26 / March 30, 2018 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:09:26 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 69.8834 East, latitude 38.7571 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yovon (c. 17 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kŭlob, Yovon, Danghara.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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