A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, depth 196.41 km, 70.793° East, 36.5344° North. The temblor was reported at 11:12:46 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000528g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000528g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 196.41 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/19 / 2019-08-08 06:42:46 / August 8, 2019 @ 6:42 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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