A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ishkashim in Tajikistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 00:39:34 / March 1, 2019 @ 12:39 am. Id of earthquake: us1000j921. Event ids that are associated: us1000j921. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189.55 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 189.55 km, 71.4718° East, 36.9305° North. The temblor was detected at 05:09:34 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km NNW of Ishkashim, Tajikistan.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.