A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 04:43:04 / July 1, 2020 @ 4:43 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:04 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 201.08 km (125 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.8727° East, 37.2968° North, depth 201.08 km. Id of earthquake: us7000afky. Event ids that are associated: us7000afky. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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