A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 70.9385 East, latitude 36.5596 North, depth = 200.96 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000879e. Id of event: us6000879e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:31:40 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200.96 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 06:01:40 / March 1, 2020 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one 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 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. 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: 35 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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