A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 18:59:31 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 72.1829° East, latitude 37.4958° North, depth = 192.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 192.53 km (120 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghl9. Unique identifier: us1000ghl9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 13:59:31 / August 26, 2018 @ 1:59 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 41 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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