A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006cc0. Id of event: us70006cc0. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 71.7034° East, 37.2641° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:26 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 02:10:26 / November 24, 2019 @ 2:10 am.
Close 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 Jurm, Ashkāsham, Khandūd. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 10 km W of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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