A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 16:16:46 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bkfs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bkfs. Exact location of event, depth 184.5 km, 72.0286° East, 37.3184° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 16:16:46 / September 9, 2020 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.5 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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). The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 46 km ESE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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