A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006asb. Event ids that are associated: us70006asb. The epicenter was at a depth of 184.16 km (114 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 01:46:04 / November 21, 2019 @ 1:46 am UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:46:04 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 72.2743° East, latitude 37.6108° North, depth = 184.16 km.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 73 km (46 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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