A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:09:30 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ckih. Event ids that are associated: us7000ckih. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 181.34 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 00:09:30 / November 28, 2020 @ 12:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.351 East, latitude 36.6957 North, depth = 181.34 km.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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