A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:19:07 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005u1l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005u1l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 07:49:07 / October 14, 2019 @ 7:49 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 205.94 km (128 miles). Exact location, longitude 70.8372° East, latitude 36.563° North, depth = 205.94 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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