A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 21:37:15 / July 1, 2020 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 218.22 km (136 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.0728° East, 36.6844° North, depth 218.22 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ag84. Event ids that are associated: us7000ag84. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:37:15 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan.
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