A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dhv. Unique identifier: us10004dhv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 12:43:03 / January 11, 2016 @ 12:43 pm. Exact location, longitude 71.0407° East, latitude 36.7924° North, depth = 88.84 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:13:03 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). 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 88.84 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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