A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. Id of earthquake: us600042qx. Event ids that are associated: us600042qx. Global time and date of event 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 23:00:57 / June 18, 2019 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 185.99 km (116 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 71.2671 East, latitude 36.7176 North, depth = 185.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:57 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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