A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 18:51:41 / August 4, 2017 @ 6:51 pm. Event id: us2000a4vy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a4vy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.9281 East, latitude 36.5933 North, depth = 190.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:41 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 190.88 km (119 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 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), 31 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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