A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. The temblor was reported at 16:41:37 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.2099 East, latitude 36.4241 North, depth = 114.49 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 12:11:37 / March 19, 2019 @ 12:11 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jihh. Unique identifier: us1000jihh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.49 km (71 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km SW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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