A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 71.0196° East, 36.6293° North, depth 216.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i59t. Unique identifier: us2000i59t. The temblor was picked up at 18:31:39 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 14:01:39 / November 1, 2018 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 216.74 km (135 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 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), 31 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 30 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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