A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 71.0153 East, latitude 36.3771 North, depth = 142.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:56:49 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.83 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bfjf. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfjf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 02:56:49 / September 1, 2020 @ 2:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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