A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Exact location, longitude 70.5633° East, latitude 36.5371° North, depth = 205.57 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 02:16:07 / November 21, 2020 @ 2:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 205.57 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:07 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cr49. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr49.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Ashkāsham, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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