A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 12:46:41 / April 14, 2018 @ 12:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000e080. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e080. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.91 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:46:41 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.9163 East, latitude 37.2923 North, depth = 106.91 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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.
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