A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us1000auga. Event ids that are associated: us1000auga. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200.65 km (125 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:08:01 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 04:38:01 / October 20, 2017 @ 4:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude 70.6356 East, latitude 36.5285 North, depth = 200.65 km.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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