A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.9591 East, latitude 36.5507 North, depth = 173.62 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 00:16:18 / September 24, 2020 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0cj. Unique identifier: us6000c0cj. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:16:18 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.62 km (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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