Moderate magnitude 4.8 quake hits 21 km southeast of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan early afternoon
Tue, 4 May 2021, 11:4311:43 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 13 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 3:28 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 93.7 km below the surface.
4.8 quake 4 May 3:58 pm (GMT +4:30)
The event was filed by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000) located 21 km from the epicenter, Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100) 23 km away, Khandūd (pop. 5,500) 65 km away, and Jurm (pop. 12,100) 88 km away.
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Date & time: 4 May 2021 3:58 pm (GMT +4:30) local time (4 May 2021 11:28 GMT)
Depth: 93.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.58°N / 71.76°E (Wākhān, Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Primary data source: NCS
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