A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 220.42 km, 70.7549° East, 36.5563° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 09:07:08 / May 26, 2019 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 220.42 km (137 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003sdx. Unique identifier: us60003sdx. The temblor was reported at 13:37:08 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 34 km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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