A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 237.4 km (148 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:49:20 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 71.2598° East, latitude 36.444° North, depth = 237.4 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cde9. Event ids that are associated: us7000cde9. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 14:49:20 / November 11, 2020 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 SW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan.
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