A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 195.16 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 72.193 East, latitude 37.4855 North, depth = 195.16 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 22:02:57 / October 3, 2019 @ 10:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:02:57 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005qhc. Id of event: us70005qhc.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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