A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Saturday. Global time and date of event 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 18:40:20 / March 30, 2019 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000k7qq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7qq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:10:20 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 187.17 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.3833 East, latitude 36.6758 North, depth = 187.17 km.
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm. The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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