A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 11:26:51 / September 14, 2016 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 71.0532° East, 36.6289° North, depth 228.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.06 km (142 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:51 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006pgb. Unique identifier: us10006pgb.
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). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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