A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.68 km (114 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ste. Unique identifier: us20008ste. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 17:58:13 / March 17, 2017 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 70.769° East, 36.5784° North, depth 182.68 km. The temblor was reported at 22:28:13 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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