A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. 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 196.43 km (122 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000gb5z. Event ids that are associated: us2000gb5z. Exact location of earthquake, 70.9079° East, 36.5731° North, depth 196.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:38:03 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 12:08:03 / July 22, 2018 @ 12:08 pm.
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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