A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006mx6. Unique identifier: us60006mx6. The temblor was detected at 14:14:56 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 09:44:56 / December 6, 2019 @ 9:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.1097 East, latitude 36.4674 North, depth = 153.87 km. 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 153.87 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 44 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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