A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.38 km (98 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 12:45:49 / July 18, 2020 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000aque. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aque. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:49 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 71.9176° East, 37.2962° North, depth 157.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close 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 Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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