A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Kulob in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 20:01:09 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.1876° East, 37.7212° North, depth 19.98 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.98 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hp9v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hp9v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 15:01:09 / November 8, 2018 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Danghara, Fayzabad. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Chubek (c. 19 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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