A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sovety in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009n04. Unique identifier: us70009n04. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.4832 East, latitude 37.9093 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 03:36:57 / May 22, 2020 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:36:57 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jilikŭl, Dŭstí, . Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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