A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 00:45:47 / June 24, 2018 @ 12:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:47 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 203.94 km (127 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000ezzj. Event ids that are associated: us1000ezzj. Exact location, longitude 70.4699° East, latitude 36.4883° North, depth = 203.94 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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