A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bu7g. Unique identifier: us2000bu7g. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 23:36:02 / November 24, 2017 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:06:02 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.87 km (145 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 71.09 East, latitude 36.4576 North, depth = 232.87 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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