A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.38 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 05:24:08 / June 20, 2019 @ 5:24 am. Event id: us600043iy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043iy. Exact location of event, longitude 71.2552 East, latitude 36.7008 North, depth = 183.38 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 09:54:08 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 24 km W of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.
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