A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2c7. Unique identifier: us6000a2c7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.94 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 02:34:42 / May 30, 2020 @ 2:34 am. Exact location of event, depth 215.94 km, 71.1115° East, 36.7098° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:42 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 30 km SE of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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