A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 00:45:01 / March 7, 2020 @ 12:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude 71.0934 East, latitude 36.3954 North, depth = 120.47 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:15:01 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008bg2. Unique identifier: us60008bg2. The epicenter was at a depth of 120.47 km (75 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 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 five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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