A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 04:30:51 / December 4, 2019 @ 4:30 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006lv2. Id of event: us60006lv2. Exact location, longitude 70.9066° East, latitude 36.6123° North, depth = 217.08 km. The temblor was detected at 09:00:51 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.08 km (135 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 28 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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