A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:23:18 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 156.45 km, 71.0554° East, 36.4947° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000agek. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000agek. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 04:23:18 / July 2, 2020 @ 4:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.45 km (97 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham. The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (28 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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