A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 71.2661° East, 37.0865° North, depth 104.81 km. Id of earthquake: us20005c3l. Event ids that are associated: us20005c3l. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:53:36 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.81 km (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/16 / 2016-03-23 21:23:36 / March 23, 2016 @ 9:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khorugh, Ashkāsham. Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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