A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Sunday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:45:13 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 186.25 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 72.136° East, 37.4938° North, depth 186.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 13:45:13 / August 26, 2018 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghl4. Unique identifier: us1000ghl4.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 37 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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