A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 00:57:28 / February 5, 2019 @ 12:57 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jdfu. Id of event: us2000jdfu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.04 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 71.3079° East, latitude 36.4001° North, depth = 97.04 km. The temblor was reported at 05:27:28 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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