A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 22:21:55 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 22:21:55 / August 30, 2020 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bf3z. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bf3z. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 222.84 km (138 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.0267 East, latitude 36.5957 North, depth = 222.84 km.
The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby 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 Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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