A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 08:40:31 / May 14, 2017 @ 8:40 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008sbx. Unique identifier: us10008sbx. Exact location of event, longitude 70.8096 East, latitude 36.5285 North, depth = 190.19 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:10:31 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.19 km (118 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 37 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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