A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:49:27 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 02:49:27 / July 12, 2020 @ 2:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.76 km (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 70.9745 East, latitude 36.3628 North, depth = 122.76 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000am4q. Unique identifier: us7000am4q.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 57 km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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