A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:54:27 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.9541 East, latitude 36.5249 North, depth = 161.75 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 13:24:27 / July 2, 2017 @ 1:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 161.75 km (101 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100097wm. Unique identifier: us100097wm.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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