A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 11:50:33 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 125.02 km, 71.8073° East, 37.3172° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008s7x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008s7x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.02 km (78 miles). Global time and date of event 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 06:50:33 / April 9, 2020 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NNW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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