A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.01 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:07:35 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 10:07:35 / July 28, 2020 @ 10:07 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b58u. Unique identifier: us6000b58u. Exact location of earthquake, 70.8773° East, 36.5546° North, depth 204.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad. The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, 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 in the same area. 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. 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: 34 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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