A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Qurghonteppa in Tajikistan on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us60009bvr. Event ids that are associated: us60009bvr. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:22 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 22:43:22 / April 24, 2020 @ 10:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.7713 East, latitude 37.7657 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Denov, Kŭlob, Vahdat (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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