A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 07:38:53 / March 28, 2020 @ 7:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, 71.3374° East, 36.7509° North, depth 176.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:08:53 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 176.93 km (110 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hr4. Unique identifier: us70008hr4.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh, Fayzabad.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km WNW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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