A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tagob in Tajikistan on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:53:04 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 13:53:04 / August 25, 2019 @ 1:53 pm. Unique identifier: us700057zu. Ids that are associated to the event: us700057zu. Exact location, longitude 69.04° East, latitude 38.9853° North, depth = 51.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.16 km (32 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tursunzoda, Shahrinav, Roghun (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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