A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.94° East, 36.5209° North, depth 150.28 km. Unique identifier: us70009kv2. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009kv2. The temblor was reported at 18:46:17 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 14:16:17 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.28 km (93 miles). 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 or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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