A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Obigarm in Tajikistan. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:20 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 69.6056° East, latitude 38.7066° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 17:11:20 / March 11, 2020 @ 5:11 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gkt. Id of event: us60008gkt.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kŭlob, Khodzha-Maston, Mŭ’minobod (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km W of Obigarm, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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