A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c80k. Id of event: us7000c80k. The epicenter was at a depth of 201.83 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:51:36 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 71.1791° East, 36.4952° North, depth 201.83 km. Global time and date of event 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 15:51:36 / October 30, 2020 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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