A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us70004q4j. Event ids that are associated: us70004q4j. Exact location, longitude 71.9372° East, latitude 37.3397° North, depth = 199.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:59:55 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 16:59:55 / July 21, 2019 @ 4:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.33 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 13 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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