A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.8753 East, latitude 37.2936 North, depth = 145.48 km. Global time and date of event 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 09:33:45 / July 10, 2020 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.48 km (90 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:33:45 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000alaw. Id of event: us7000alaw.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 35 km SE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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