A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, depth 206.44 km, 70.9535° East, 36.6098° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g7a. Id of event: us20007g7a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.44 km (128 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:29 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 10:03:29 / October 23, 2016 @ 10:03 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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