A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Roghun in Tajikistan on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 11:30:58 / September 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:30:58 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60005lqr. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005lqr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 70.1729° East, 38.6512° North, depth 20.96 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.96 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sovet (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Danghara, Kŭlob, Sovet.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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