A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 21:31:09 / September 13, 2018 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 71.2288° East, 36.4858° North, depth 229.61 km. The temblor was detected at 02:01:09 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). 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: us2000he7w. Unique identifier: us2000he7w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 229.61 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km SW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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