A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004j79. Unique identifier: us70004j79. Exact location, longitude 71.0988° East, latitude 36.5689° North, depth = 240.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 19:08:50 / July 12, 2019 @ 7:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 240.85 km (150 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:38:50 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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