A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ishqoshim in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 117.96 km, 71.6592° East, 37.0158° North. The temblor was detected at 02:25:28 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c7ws. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7ws. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.96 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 02:25:28 / October 13, 2020 @ 2:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Khandūd, Khorugh. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km N of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan.
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