A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kofarnihon in Tajikistan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jke0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jke0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 68.9885° East, 38.5258° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 01:35:44 / February 20, 2019 @ 1:35 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:35:44 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kŭlob, Vakhsh, Roghun (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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