A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ishkashim in Tajikistan. Id of earthquake: us70008vxh. Event ids that are associated: us70008vxh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:37:38 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 09:07:38 / April 14, 2020 @ 9:07 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.13 km (78 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.3352° East, 37.0713° North, depth 125.13 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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