A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Roghun in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 70.2° East, latitude 38.5381° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:57:10 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cdp1. Id of event: us6000cdp1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 09:57:10 / October 27, 2020 @ 9:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vose’, Danghara, Kŭlob (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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