A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Friday. Unique identifier: us7000cs03. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs03. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.41 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 193.41 km, 71.0027° East, 36.5507° North. The temblor was detected at 03:53:41 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 03:53:41 / December 18, 2020 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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