A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ishqoshim in Tajikistan. The temblor was reported at 21:25:27 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c680. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c680. Exact location, longitude 71.6806° East, latitude 36.7992° North, depth = 106.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.57 km (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 21:25:27 / October 6, 2020 @ 9:25 pm.
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Jurm, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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