A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Id of earthquake: us700098a0. Event ids that are associated: us700098a0. Exact location of event, depth 245.12 km, 71.095° East, 36.7186° North. The temblor was detected at 21:18:38 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 245.12 km (152 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 16:48:38 / May 1, 2020 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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