A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:28 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.9234 East, latitude 37.2128 North, depth = 97.97 km. Unique identifier: us700069aj. Ids that are associated to the event: us700069aj. The epicenter was at a depth of 97.97 km (61 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 00:02:28 / November 18, 2019 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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