A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Orzu in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 03:33:23 / April 24, 2020 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700097fe. Unique identifier: us700097fe. The temblor was detected at 08:33:23 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.7851 East, latitude 37.5538 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kunduz, Sovet, Yovon (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WSW of Orzu, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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