A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Monday. Exact location, longitude 70.8398° East, latitude 36.5361° North, depth = 218.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:14:12 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009pqr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pqr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 16:44:12 / June 26, 2017 @ 4:44 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 218.12 km (136 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad. Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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