A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.45 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 72.0109 East, latitude 37.3825 North, depth = 137.45 km. Event id: us6000849j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000849j. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 21:48:42 / February 25, 2020 @ 9:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:48:42 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 21 km NE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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