A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Khandud in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.75 km (142 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 03:01:17 / November 14, 2017 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 228.75 km, 72.313° East, 37.1717° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:01:17 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bn2x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bn2x.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khorugh. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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