A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. Event id: us600062s1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600062s1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 01:56:38 / October 25, 2019 @ 1:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:26:38 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 238.57 km (148 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.1089 East, latitude 36.4959 North, depth = 238.57 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 43 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.
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