A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 103.88 km, 71.2296° East, 36.4545° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008mh8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008mh8. The temblor was reported at 10:27:03 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.88 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 05:57:03 / February 26, 2017 @ 5:57 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 37 km SW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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