A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 71.1233° East, 36.4418° North, depth 231.29 km. The temblor was detected at 00:16:51 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 231.29 km (144 miles). Global time and date of event 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 00:16:51 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cbn8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cbn8.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine 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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