A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 71.12° East, latitude 36.7123° North, depth = 231.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:37:14 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 231.37 km (144 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 15:07:14 / April 16, 2017 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008i4u. Unique identifier: us10008i4u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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