A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Khandūd in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cqsp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqsp. The epicenter was at a depth of 196.47 km (122 miles). Exact location, longitude 72.5748° East, latitude 37.5193° North, depth = 196.47 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 18:57:21 / November 17, 2020 @ 6:57 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:57:21 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Khandūd (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km NNE of Khandūd, Afghanistan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.