A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The temblor was reported at 11:37:00 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000crmu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000crmu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 70.8155° East, latitude 36.5432° North, depth = 191.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 07:07:00 / January 31, 2018 @ 7:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.19 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh, Taloqan, Rustāq (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 116 km (72 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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