A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 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 temblor was picked up at 06:02:41 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 01:02:41 / October 13, 2019 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 235.47 km, 72.1942° East, 37.3122° North. Unique identifier: us70005tsi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005tsi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 235.47 km (146 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khorugh. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km E of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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