A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, 72.1248° East, 37.5726° North, depth 197.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.09 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005vh5. Unique identifier: us70005vh5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 22:38:55 / October 10, 2019 @ 10:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:38:55 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 71 km (44 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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