A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.41 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:09:22 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.9638° East, 36.7145° North, depth 228.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 21:39:22 / October 4, 2015 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10003k9p. Event ids that are associated: us10003k9p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Fayzabad, Ashkāsham.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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