A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Khand?d in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 05:17:14 / June 5, 2020 @ 5:17 am. The temblor was reported at 05:17:14 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 234.61 km (146 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 71.9526 East, latitude 37.0002 North, depth = 234.61 km. Event id: us6000a6cf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6cf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 32 km W of Khand?d, Afghanistan.
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