A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 70.957° East, 36.5698° North, depth 208.92 km. Event id: us60008gwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gwi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 208.92 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 00:38:36 / March 17, 2020 @ 12:38 am. The temblor was detected at 05:08:36 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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