A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 21:33:46 / April 26, 2018 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 71.9415 East, latitude 37.3402 North, depth = 146.26 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dt2a. Id of event: us1000dt2a. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:33:46 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 146.26 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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