A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ishqoshim in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.9 km (63 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 71.4579 East, latitude 37.0436 North, depth = 101.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ap3n. Id of event: us7000ap3n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 17:33:54 / July 15, 2020 @ 5:33 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:54 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 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).
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 six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km NNW of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan.
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