A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 05:29:04 / November 13, 2019 @ 5:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 225.6 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:59:04 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 70.967° East, latitude 36.67° North, depth = 225.6 km. Unique identifier: us60006az0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006az0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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