A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 101.34 km, 71.254° East, 36.2741° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 11:28:54 / April 11, 2016 @ 11:28 am. The temblor was reported at 15:58:54 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 101.34 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005gxx. Event ids that are associated: us20005gxx.
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km SSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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