A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 137.12 km (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 22:11:11 / August 26, 2020 @ 10:11 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:11:11 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdgl. Unique identifier: us7000bdgl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.9018 East, latitude 37.2491 North, depth = 137.12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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