A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 237.6 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:26:42 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dglv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dglv. Exact location of earthquake, 71.1312° East, 36.4579° North, depth 237.6 km. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 20:26:42 / March 6, 2021 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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