A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.49 km (89 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:03:23 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 142.49 km, 71.9334° East, 37.301° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 12:03:23 / October 27, 2019 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600063ke. Ids that are associated to the event: us600063ke.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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