A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009dul. Id of event: us60009dul. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:45:35 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.5762 East, latitude 36.5428 North, depth = 199.62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 199.62 km (124 miles). Global time and date of event 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 11:15:35 / April 28, 2020 @ 11:15 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Ishqoshim, Rustāq (min 5000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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