A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Gharm in Tajikistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008g9y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008g9y. The temblor was picked up at 13:03:42 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.9242 East, latitude 38.7807 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 08:03:42 / March 26, 2020 @ 8:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roghun, Novobod, Rasht (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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