A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 06:59:14 / August 30, 2018 @ 6:59 am. The temblor was reported at 11:59:14 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.15 km (77 miles). 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: us2000h58w. Unique identifier: us2000h58w. Exact location of event, depth 124.15 km, 71.7454° East, 37.4041° North.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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