A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 71.0727° East, latitude 37.0146° North, depth = 89.18 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 01:54:20 / November 5, 2017 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.18 km (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000biqg. Id of event: us2000biqg. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:20 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km NE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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