A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 12:05:19 / January 29, 2020 @ 12:05 pm. Exact location, longitude 70.8361° East, latitude 36.5619° North, depth = 178.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:19 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.65 km (111 miles). Event id: us60007j1j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j1j.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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