A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 145.69 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 70.6132 East, latitude 36.2252 North, depth = 145.69 km. Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 14:29:44 / July 3, 2020 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000aheb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aheb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:44 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Jurm. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km SSW of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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