A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 04:10:43 / June 22, 2017 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009nzh. Unique identifier: us20009nzh. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:43 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.04 km (121 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.2362° East, 36.6264° North, depth 194.04 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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