A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location, longitude 71.0645° East, latitude 36.5136° North, depth = 98.84 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 05:12:22 / September 2, 2018 @ 5:12 am. The temblor was reported at 09:42:22 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 98.84 km (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h6se. Unique identifier: us2000h6se.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 44 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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