A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 13:27:50 / February 14, 2021 @ 1:27 pm. Exact location of event, depth 95.91 km, 71.2162° East, 37.3492° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000djf4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djf4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.91 km (60 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:27:50 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Jurm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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