A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 195.81 km, 70.8572° East, 36.5714° North. Id of earthquake: us10006j3n. Event ids that are associated: us10006j3n. The temblor was detected at 05:49:39 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 01:19:39 / August 27, 2016 @ 1:19 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.81 km (122 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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