A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 197.9 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.2446 East, latitude 37.5885 North, depth = 197.9 km. Id of earthquake: us70006e4i. Event ids that are associated: us70006e4i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/19 / 2019-11-28 09:20:12 / November 28, 2019 @ 9:20 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:20:12 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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