A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us70009dr9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009dr9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:20:03 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.8 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 17:50:03 / May 10, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.9073 East, latitude 36.5718 North, depth = 204.8 km.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close 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 Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 33 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan.
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