A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 207.96 km (129 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 04:47:17 / January 12, 2021 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7n0. Id of event: us6000d7n0. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:47:17 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.9805 East, latitude 36.6278 North, depth = 207.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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