A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.41 km (93 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 70.8718° East, 36.4709° North, depth 149.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000dbuj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dbuj. The temblor was picked up at 01:57:06 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 21:27:06 / March 3, 2018 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby 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. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 43 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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