A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 01:30:47 / June 16, 2020 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000ack0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ack0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 118.11 km, 72.2563° East, 37.8294° North. The temblor was detected at 01:30:47 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.11 km (73 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 72 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan.
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