A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 16:13:54 / December 29, 2020 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:13:54 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d6qa. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6qa. Exact location of event, depth 98.52 km, 71.1257° East, 36.1283° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.52 km (61 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Pārūn, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km SSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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