A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.16 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 21:15:20 / October 2, 2020 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:15:20 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c50q. Id of event: us6000c50q. Exact location of event, longitude 71.4428 East, latitude 36.4427 North, depth = 95.16 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km SSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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