A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 09:32:43 / October 29, 2020 @ 9:32 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c7f1. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7f1. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:32:43 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). 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 51.44 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.7774 East, latitude 37.6247 North, depth = 51.44 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Khandūd, Khorugh. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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