A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 04:44:04 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 94.83 km, 71.2784° East, 36.577° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 94.83 km (59 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 00:14:04 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009818. Id of event: us10009818.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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