A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us70009avj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009avj. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:27:13 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 71.2068 East, latitude 37.2172 North, depth = 91.01 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 03:57:13 / May 6, 2020 @ 3:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.01 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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