A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hj03. Unique identifier: us2000hj03. The temblor was reported at 20:05:06 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.2626 East, latitude 37.4172 North, depth = 205.14 km. Global time and date of event 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 15:05:06 / September 23, 2018 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 205.14 km (127 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Khorugh, Khandūd. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km ENE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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