A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Khandūd in Afghanistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.3953 East, latitude 37.4831 North, depth = 82.14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 01:07:21 / September 10, 2020 @ 1:07 am. The temblor was reported at 01:07:21 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82.14 km (51 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bktu. Id of event: us7000bktu.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 60 km (37 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km N of Khandūd, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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