A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:53:47 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.7149° East, 36.508° North, depth 160.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 00:23:47 / February 26, 2019 @ 12:23 am. Unique identifier: us2000jnmy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnmy. The epicenter was at a depth of 160.89 km (100 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Farkhār, Ashkāsham. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 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 two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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