A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 71.5145° East, 37.2266° North, depth 114.79 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d09w. Id of event: us7000d09w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 114.79 km (71 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:51:34 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 03:51:34 / January 5, 2021 @ 3:51 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Jurm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km S of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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