A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 70.9658 East, latitude 36.5817 North, depth = 186.18 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bezv. Id of event: us7000bezv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 186.18 km (116 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:45:33 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 09:45:33 / August 30, 2020 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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