A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.1708 East, latitude 37.049 North, depth = 118.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.38 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:19:08 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 20:19:08 / November 12, 2020 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000cdzw. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdzw.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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. 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: 36 km NE of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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