A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 124.23 km (77 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 09:36:03 / July 25, 2018 @ 9:36 am. The temblor was detected at 14:36:03 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ghap. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ghap. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.7493 East, latitude 37.3096 North, depth = 124.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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