A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.93 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:45 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 15:20:45 / March 2, 2021 @ 3:20 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 71.1596 East, latitude 36.6831 North, depth = 210.93 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg2a. Unique identifier: us7000dg2a.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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