A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 10:57:28 / June 21, 2017 @ 10:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:27:28 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.9292° East, 36.6434° North, depth 243.35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009num. Id of event: us20009num. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 243.35 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Fayzabad, Ashkāsham.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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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