A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 22:17:50 / March 24, 2018 @ 10:17 pm. 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 200.63 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:47:50 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8qq. Id of event: us1000d8qq. Exact location of event, depth 200.63 km, 70.654° East, 36.4753° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Rustāq, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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