A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 19:24:14 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jgat. Event ids that are associated: us2000jgat. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 183.16 km, 71.3663° East, 36.7105° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 14:54:14 / February 11, 2019 @ 2:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.16 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km WNW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.
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