A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 15:32:09 / January 21, 2021 @ 3:32 pm. Event id: us7000d23j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d23j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 197.24 km (123 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 70.6744 East, latitude 36.5109 North, depth = 197.24 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:32:09 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Farkhār.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five 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. 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: 41 km SSW of Jurm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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