A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Global time and date of event 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 06:09:31 / September 7, 2018 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.85 km (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ha5a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ha5a. Exact location of event, depth 196.85 km, 70.8421° East, 36.5507° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:31 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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