A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ems. Id of event: us70005ems. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 07:14:38 / September 11, 2019 @ 7:14 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:44:38 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.0109 East, latitude 36.6955 North, depth = 222.18 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 222.18 km (138 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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