A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.852 East, latitude 36.5961 North, depth = 222.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 222.69 km (138 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:35 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000admi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000admi. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 20:21:35 / August 31, 2017 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby 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 Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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