A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Friday. The temblor was reported at 00:59:14 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 197.99 km (123 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000468s. Unique identifier: us7000468s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 20:29:14 / June 27, 2019 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 197.99 km, 71.2503° East, 36.7064° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Jurm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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