A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Event id: us20008tjd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tjd. The temblor was picked up at 18:38:08 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 14:08:08 / March 21, 2017 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 70.849 East, latitude 36.4547 North, depth = 133.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 133.13 km (83 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 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 ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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