A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Event id: us6000d3ph. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3ph. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 14:45:19 / December 28, 2020 @ 2:45 pm. Exact location of event, depth 99.19 km, 71.411° East, 37.2872° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:45:19 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.19 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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