A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 122.85 km (76 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007iiq. Event ids that are associated: us70007iiq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 20:32:54 / February 4, 2020 @ 8:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:02:54 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 71.244° East, latitude 36.5934° North, depth = 122.85 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Khorugh, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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