A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 14:07:34 / August 12, 2020 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177.26 km (110 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bdbx. Event ids that are associated: us6000bdbx. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:34 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 71.9309° East, latitude 37.3328° North, depth = 177.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km ESE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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