A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dj00. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj00. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:32:28 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:32 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:32:28 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 252.23 km (157 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 71.24° East, latitude 36.4815° North, depth = 252.23 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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