A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.9631° East, 36.5796° North, depth 207.48 km. Id of earthquake: us70009n3l. Event ids that are associated: us70009n3l. The temblor was picked up at 11:29:13 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.48 km (129 miles). Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 06:59:13 / May 22, 2020 @ 6:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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