A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Gharm in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.5918 East, latitude 38.4816 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 15:07:21 / October 22, 2018 @ 3:07 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: us1000hfm2. Unique identifier: us1000hfm2. The temblor was picked up at 20:07:21 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kŭlob, Obigarm, Roghun.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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