A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. 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 219.25 km (136 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 71.2482° East, latitude 36.6217° North, depth = 219.25 km. Event id: us10006smn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006smn. The temblor was reported at 04:43:40 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 00:13:40 / September 26, 2016 @ 12:13 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.