A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Global time and date of event 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 06:23:05 / March 25, 2017 @ 6:23 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uim. Unique identifier: us20008uim. Exact location of earthquake, 70.9814° East, 36.785° North, depth 79.7 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 79.7 km (50 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:53:05 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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