A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.17 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 71.1189° East, latitude 36.5181° North, depth = 109.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007n5s. Id of event: us60007n5s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 05:26:29 / February 3, 2020 @ 5:26 am. The temblor was reported at 09:56:29 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby 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, Ishqoshim, Jurm. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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