A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 11:21:31 / June 27, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Unique identifier: us7000ad0z. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ad0z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.85 km (82 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:21:31 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 71.755° East, latitude 37.1729° North, depth = 131.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ashkāsham, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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