A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 70.7006° East, 36.4822° North, depth 199.34 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:03 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 05:01:03 / January 25, 2019 @ 5:01 am. 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 199.34 km (124 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j8nf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j8nf.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Farkhār. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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