A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:51:54 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 12:21:54 / February 5, 2019 @ 12:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.84 km (112 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: us2000jdku. Unique identifier: us2000jdku. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.8488 East, latitude 36.5379 North, depth = 180.84 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 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), 36 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 36 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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