A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:17:29 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 208.88 km, 70.9927° East, 36.6422° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 17:47:29 / June 14, 2019 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 208.88 km (130 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040vw. Id of event: us600040vw.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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