A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact location of event, depth 196.78 km, 72.0161° East, 37.3674° North. Event id: us6000dcng. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcng. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:52 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 07:27:52 / January 20, 2021 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.78 km (122 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km ESE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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