A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hulbuk in Tajikistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 03:58:17 / October 28, 2020 @ 3:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:58:17 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 57.6 km, 69.5472° East, 37.8128° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.6 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000c9rg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9rg.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dasht-e Archī, Kolkhozobod (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km W of Hulbuk, Tajikistan.
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