A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The temblor was detected at 06:36:51 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hn1. Unique identifier: us70008hn1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 01:36:51 / March 28, 2020 @ 1:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 72.4163° East, latitude 37.5711° North, depth = 194.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 194.4 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Khandūd. Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty 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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