A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 11:24:12 / August 3, 2020 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:24:12 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b8p9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8p9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.8409 East, latitude 36.4069 North, depth = 155.72 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 155.72 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 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 four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five 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: 50 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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