A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.89 km (101 miles). Exact location of event, depth 161.89 km, 71.0868° East, 36.6261° North. 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: us6000a9ax. Id of event: us6000a9ax. Global time and date of event 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 13:55:58 / June 10, 2020 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:55:58 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SE of Jurm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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