A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.21 km (85 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006lz5. Unique identifier: us60006lz5. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:20 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 137.21 km, 71.8385° East, 37.395° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 14:42:20 / December 4, 2019 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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: 15 km N of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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