A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Saturday. Event id: us600053at. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600053at. Exact location, longitude 71.5152° East, latitude 37.1606° North, depth = 106.05 km. The temblor was reported at 11:43:11 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.05 km (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 06:43:11 / August 10, 2019 @ 6:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 29 km WSW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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