A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact location, longitude 71.241° East, latitude 36.4722° North, depth = 237.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007tqg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tqg. The temblor was detected at 18:20:04 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 237.99 km (148 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 13:50:04 / February 14, 2020 @ 1:50 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km SW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.
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