A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. The temblor was picked up at 11:26:45 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60004wej. Event ids that are associated: us60004wej. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 06:56:45 / July 27, 2019 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 115.01 km, 71.354° East, 36.5379° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.01 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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