A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Obigarm in Tajikistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.94 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 18:07:15 / August 13, 2020 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000be84. Unique identifier: us6000be84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:07:15 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 69.8651 East, latitude 38.5615 North, depth = 5.94 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dushanbe, Boshkengash, Vose’.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SE of Obigarm, Tajikistan.
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