A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:53:29 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.06 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 23:23:29 / June 12, 2017 @ 11:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 70.8937° East, 36.7882° North, depth 102.06 km. Id of earthquake: us20009m2h. Event ids that are associated: us20009m2h.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Fayzabad (min 5000 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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