A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Farkhor in Tajikistan on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 04:01:48 / October 28, 2020 @ 4:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9rm. Id of event: us7000c9rm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:01:48 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 69.5002° East, 37.4899° North, depth 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gharavŭtí, Jilikŭl, Taloqan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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