A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Saturday. Event id: us6000dd03. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dd03. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.79 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 72.0935° East, latitude 37.5261° North, depth = 132.79 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:39:30 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 04:39:30 / January 23, 2021 @ 4:39 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km E of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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