A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Khandūd in Afghanistan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.1081 East, latitude 37.332 North, depth = 159.81 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:34:54 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c8i7. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8i7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 159.81 km (99 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 13:34:54 / October 15, 2020 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khorugh. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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