A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kolkhozobod in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us60009brx. Unique identifier: us60009brx. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:27:40 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.84 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 68.6334° East, 37.6077° North, depth 19.84 km. Global time and date of event 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 20:27:40 / April 24, 2020 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Chubek, Vose’.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NW of Kolkhozobod, Tajikistan.
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