A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Shŭrob in Tajikistan. Event id: us7000bft8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bft8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 13:34:40 / September 1, 2020 @ 1:34 pm. Exact location, longitude 70.4242° East, latitude 39.9905° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:40 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Khŭjand (c. 144 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Beshariq (c. 22 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chkalov (c. 21 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taboshar, Nov, Konsoy. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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