A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.91 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.8089 East, latitude 37.2035 North, depth = 169.91 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 11:07:06 / February 23, 2019 @ 11:07 am. Id of earthquake: us2000jlzx. Event ids that are associated: us2000jlzx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:07:06 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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