A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 17:27:35 / November 26, 2020 @ 5:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.2178 East, latitude 36.5608 North, depth = 224.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ck2t. Event ids that are associated: us7000ck2t. The temblor was reported at 17:27:35 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 224.44 km (139 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight 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.
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