A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Friday. The temblor was detected at 00:56:12 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 20:26:12 / November 21, 2019 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 162.14 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006eff. Event ids that are associated: us70006eff. Exact location of earthquake, 71.3963° East, 36.6382° North, depth 162.14 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Jurm. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 13 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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