A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 185.36 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 71.4733 East, latitude 36.7666 North, depth = 185.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbfd. Id of event: us7000cbfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 01:24:55 / November 3, 2020 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:24:55 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khorugh, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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