A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.06 km (132 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 00:08:29 / March 23, 2020 @ 12:08 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008eba. Unique identifier: us70008eba. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:38:29 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 213.06 km, 70.8672° East, 36.5182° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 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: 38 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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