A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The temblor was picked up at 02:13:39 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 21:43:39 / October 29, 2019 @ 9:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 70.8299° East, latitude 36.6222° North, depth = 217.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.34 km (135 miles). Unique identifier: us600064kt. Ids that are associated to the event: us600064kt.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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