A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 21:40:33 / July 13, 2019 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 231.99 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 71.1526 East, latitude 36.4845 North, depth = 231.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:10:33 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jsg. Id of event: us70004jsg.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 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), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). 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 Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.
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