A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 02:16:15 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:46:15 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 181.06 km, 70.8692° East, 36.5305° North. Event id: us70004jg3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jg3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 181.06 km (113 miles).
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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