A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan. Unique identifier: us600054sq. Ids that are associated to the event: us600054sq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 22:57:19 / August 13, 2019 @ 10:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 72.0636° East, 37.6539° North, depth 135.29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 135.29 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:57:19 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). 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 Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km ENE of Shughnon, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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