A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 01:11:29 / October 14, 2019 @ 1:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.6014 East, latitude 36.5254 North, depth = 203.47 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 203.47 km (126 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:41:29 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tzl. Id of event: us70005tzl.
Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Rustāq, Ishqoshim.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine 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 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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