A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000aymj. Unique identifier: us1000aymj. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:04:21 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). 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 222.64 km (138 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 70.9181° East, 36.5982° North, depth 222.64 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 12:34:21 / October 22, 2017 @ 12:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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