A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. The temblor was picked up at 15:14:42 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 15:14:42 / January 10, 2021 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 176.05 km (109 miles). Exact location of event, depth 176.05 km, 70.886° East, 36.5016° North. Event id: us6000d78u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d78u.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 40 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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