A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. The temblor was reported at 19:15:24 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008gj8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gj8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 70.6765° East, 36.4297° North, depth 121.57 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.57 km (76 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 14:45:24 / March 16, 2020 @ 2:45 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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