A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 02:23:08 / March 21, 2020 @ 2:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.8 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:23:08 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.4527 East, latitude 37.0762 North, depth = 110.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008dcz. Unique identifier: us70008dcz.
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm. The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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