A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Id of earthquake: us20009n85. Event ids that are associated: us20009n85. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:52 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.34 km (96 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 03:00:52 / June 17, 2017 @ 3:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 70.9517 East, latitude 36.5077 North, depth = 154.34 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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