A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 14:25:18 / March 15, 2020 @ 2:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:55:18 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 91.05 km (57 miles). Unique identifier: us60008g2h. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008g2h. Exact location of event, longitude 71.1704 East, latitude 37.1515 North, depth = 91.05 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km NE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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