A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.56 km (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.9287 East, latitude 37.5735 North, depth = 121.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 09:28:19 / February 26, 2021 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000ddus. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddus. The temblor was reported at 09:28:19 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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