A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:41:07 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 09:41:07 / July 28, 2020 @ 9:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 192.84 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000b583. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b583. Exact location of event, depth 192.84 km, 71.2798° East, 36.7295° North.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Jurm. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 23 km WNW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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