A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, 71.801° East, 37.2064° North, depth 152.11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddst. Unique identifier: us6000ddst. The epicenter was at a depth of 152.11 km (95 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 02:52:43 / February 2, 2021 @ 2:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:52:43 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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