A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 12:17:18 / March 22, 2019 @ 12:17 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jk8g. Id of event: us1000jk8g. The temblor was detected at 16:47:18 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 194.84 km, 70.9122° East, 36.5565° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.84 km (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim. Nearby 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), 65 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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