A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sovet in Tajikistan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:31:07 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 69.6015° East, latitude 37.9787° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:31:07 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000dgf7. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgf7.
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Dushanbe, Panj.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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