A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from P?r?n in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.26 km (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.1671° East, 36.0215° North, depth 91.26 km. The temblor was detected at 04:14:45 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 04:14:45 / June 18, 2020 @ 4:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000adxl. Id of event: us6000adxl.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Pārūn (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 70 km NNE of P?r?n, Afghanistan.
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