A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. The temblor was reported at 12:06:43 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040my. Id of event: us600040my. Exact location of event, depth 215.19 km, 71.0101° East, 36.6536° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 215.19 km (134 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 07:36:43 / June 14, 2019 @ 7:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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