A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcyb. Id of event: us2000jcyb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 23:10:18 / February 3, 2019 @ 11:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.2969 East, latitude 36.4379 North, depth = 115.15 km. The temblor was detected at 03:40:18 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.15 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (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 one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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