A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, 71.8791° East, 37.4213° North, depth 130.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 16:58:35 / June 8, 2019 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130.11 km (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:35 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003xas. Unique identifier: us70003xas.
Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Nearby 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NNE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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