A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Ishqoshim in Tajikistan on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:42 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cd3h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd3h. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 22:44:42 / October 25, 2020 @ 10:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.99 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.7913° East, 36.6081° North, depth 85.99 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Khandūd, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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