A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 19:01:22 / January 24, 2021 @ 7:01 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:01:22 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.6156 East, latitude 37.1675 North, depth = 108.8 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d2ye. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2ye. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.8 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km S of Khorugh, Tajikistan.
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