A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.6864° East, 36.4377° North, depth 211.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhig. Unique identifier: us7000dhig. The temblor was reported at 21:06:48 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.49 km (131 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 21:06:48 / March 9, 2021 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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