A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 146.97 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 71.9012° East, latitude 37.3659° North, depth = 146.97 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dvjp. Event ids that are associated: us2000dvjp. The temblor was picked up at 19:53:43 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 14:53:43 / March 30, 2018 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
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 seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 13 km NNE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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