A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 15:49:23 / June 23, 2020 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 71.0934 East, latitude 36.6022 North, depth = 91.19 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:49:23 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.19 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000af1q. Unique identifier: us7000af1q.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. Event epicenter was 73 km (45 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), 37 km (23 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 37 km SE of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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