A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us70005shd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005shd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.41 km (57 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:47:23 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 71.2223 East, latitude 36.6157 North, depth = 92.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 08:17:23 / October 9, 2019 @ 8:17 am.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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