A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 12:19:02 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 12:19:02 / November 8, 2020 @ 12:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 71.937° East, 37.3731° North, depth 136.98 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 136.98 km (85 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cc3j. Id of event: us7000cc3j.
The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd.
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 one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 36 km ESE of Khorugh, Tajikistan.
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