A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:29 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009nec. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nec. Global time and date of event 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 06:15:29 / June 18, 2017 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.66 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 71.166° East, 36.8519° North, depth 90.66 km.
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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