A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us6000ddu6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddu6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.88 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 06:44:14 / February 2, 2021 @ 6:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:14 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.8687 East, latitude 36.4436 North, depth = 122.88 km.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan.
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