A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.57 km (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:35:38 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 23:05:38 / August 22, 2016 @ 11:05 pm. Unique identifier: us20006u8j. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006u8j. Exact location of event, longitude 70.9154 East, latitude 36.4376 North, depth = 104.57 km.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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