A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us6000c1zd. Event ids that are associated: us6000c1zd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.55 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 71.0519 East, latitude 36.3013 North, depth = 105.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 19:54:51 / September 27, 2020 @ 7:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:54:51 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Pārūn, Ishqoshim. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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