A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Khorugh 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 event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 14:32:54 / June 8, 2020 @ 2:32 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 71.8009° East, 37.306° North, depth 181.79 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a7uw. Id of event: us6000a7uw. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:32:54 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 181.79 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km SE of Khorugh, Tajikistan.
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