A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ashkāsham 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 178.3 km (111 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:51:22 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 20:51:22 / July 17, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.439 East, latitude 36.7579 North, depth = 178.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqmk. Unique identifier: us7000aqmk.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Khorugh, Khandūd.
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 seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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