A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60009d6v. Unique identifier: us60009d6v. The epicenter was at a depth of 137.95 km (86 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:43:28 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 71.4437° East, 37.297° North, depth 137.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 11:13:28 / April 27, 2020 @ 11:13 am.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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