A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lz8. Unique identifier: us60005lz8. Exact location of earthquake, 71.0784° East, 36.6826° North, depth 210.77 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:12:11 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 13:42:11 / September 22, 2019 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.77 km (131 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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.
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