A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, 72.1554° East, 37.4174° North, depth 187.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:23:41 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008w75. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008w75. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.6 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 19:23:41 / April 14, 2020 @ 7:23 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Khandūd, Khorugh. Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 54 km (33 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km ENE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.
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