A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 109 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 11:28:05 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.38 km (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 72.6716° East, 37.976° North, depth 128.38 km. Event id: us70007sbn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007sbn. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:28:05 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 109 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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