A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Saturday. Event id: us6000c6r0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6r0. Exact location, longitude 71.1322° East, latitude 36.4226° North, depth = 110.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:15:18 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 17:15:18 / October 3, 2020 @ 5:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.24 km (68 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km SW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan.
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