A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 238.94 km (148 miles). 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: us7000arct. Id of event: us7000arct. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.7621 East, latitude 36.6262 North, depth = 238.94 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 22:21:29 / July 19, 2020 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:21:29 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 27 km SSW of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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