A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 172.29 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddis. Id of event: us7000ddis. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:36:39 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 172.29 km, 71.5883° East, 36.6016° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 08:36:39 / February 25, 2021 @ 8:36 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 10 km SSE of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan.
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