A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.49 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:58:46 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 00:28:46 / August 3, 2018 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 71.0786° East, 37.2131° North, depth 90.49 km. Unique identifier: us1000g2bf. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g2bf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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