A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 15:00:18 / April 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000dcha. Event ids that are associated: us1000dcha. The temblor was detected at 20:00:18 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 71.8687° East, latitude 37.2815° North, depth = 149.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.01 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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