A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1cr. Id of event: us7000d1cr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.9394 East, latitude 36.4027 North, depth = 134.62 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:02:40 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 11:02:40 / January 19, 2021 @ 11:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 134.62 km (84 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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