A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgj5. Unique identifier: us2000jgj5. Exact location of event, longitude 70.925 East, latitude 36.6145 North, depth = 214.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 07:23:52 / February 12, 2019 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:53:52 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 214.41 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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