A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Rasht in Tajikistan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.02 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 70.4941° East, 38.9175° North, depth 31.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 14:37:41 / November 10, 2020 @ 2:37 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:37:41 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccv9. Unique identifier: us7000ccv9.
Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mŭ’minobod, Obigarm, Roghun.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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