A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 187.01 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4m6. Unique identifier: us6000c4m6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.8542 East, latitude 36.553 North, depth = 187.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:16:32 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 07:16:32 / October 2, 2020 @ 7:16 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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