A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 19:41:57 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 72.2373° East, 37.3343° North, depth 226.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 226.05 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000dw2u. Event ids that are associated: us2000dw2u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 14:41:57 / April 7, 2018 @ 2:41 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khorugh. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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