A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 70.8034° East, latitude 36.2861° North, depth = 117.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr8r. Unique identifier: us6000cr8r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 15:34:52 / November 21, 2020 @ 3:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.55 km (73 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:34:52 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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