A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 200.91 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 13:14:07 / October 27, 2015 @ 1:14 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:44:07 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003ru9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ru9. Exact location of event, depth 200.91 km, 70.4631° East, 36.4936° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Rustāq, Taloqan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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