A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Event id: us20005cp1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cp1. Exact location of earthquake, 70.9424° East, 36.6162° North, depth 216.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 08:11:43 / March 27, 2016 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 216.99 km (135 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:41:43 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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