A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 17:04:03 / October 26, 2019 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 71.1435° East, 36.5223° North, depth 223.65 km. The temblor was reported at 21:34:03 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600063cm. Event ids that are associated: us600063cm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.65 km (139 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 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).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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