A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 159.56 km (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 15:09:47 / May 10, 2020 @ 3:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 70.811 East, latitude 36.6098 North, depth = 159.56 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:39:47 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dq8. Id of event: us70009dq8.
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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