A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location, longitude 71.1292° East, latitude 36.9035° North, depth = 84.39 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 84.39 km (52 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002ykw. Id of event: us20002ykw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/15 / 2015-07-19 23:57:49 / July 19, 2015 @ 11:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:27:49 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 27 km (17 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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