A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.6534 East, latitude 36.5438 North, depth = 191.97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dv9. Id of event: us20005dv9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.97 km (119 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 08:12:42 / April 1, 2016 @ 8:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:42 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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