A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Boshkengash in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 17:52:33 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 12:52:33 / May 10, 2020 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009dpk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dpk. Exact location of event, longitude 68.846 East, latitude 38.5012 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sovet, Obigarm, Kirov (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km NE of Boshkengash, Tajikistan.
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