A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwpl. Id of event: us2000dwpl. The temblor was detected at 05:05:19 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 00:35:19 / April 9, 2018 @ 12:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 109.7 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.2586 East, latitude 37.12 North, depth = 109.7 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 47 km NE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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