A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Global time and date of event 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 02:59:53 / May 21, 2020 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 130.06 km, 72.1607° East, 37.7317° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a1np. Id of event: us6000a1np. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.06 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:59:53 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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