A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.4374° East, 36.5344° North, depth 210.22 km. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:09:52 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 11:39:52 / December 20, 2019 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006p18. Id of event: us70006p18. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 210.22 km (131 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khanabad, Ishqoshim, Ārt Khwājah (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 119 km (74 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km SW of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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