A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Event id: us70005nnk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005nnk. Exact location of event, depth 207.97 km, 70.9558° East, 36.6293° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 207.97 km (129 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:17:38 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 22:47:38 / September 29, 2019 @ 10:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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