A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 05:27:23 / October 15, 2020 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.5527 East, latitude 36.2505 North, depth = 117.23 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cakk. Unique identifier: us6000cakk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.23 km (73 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:23 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 48 km S of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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