A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Dasht-e Archi in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 69.2567° East, 36.9512° North, depth 35.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/15 / 2015-07-17 19:36:55 / July 17, 2015 @ 7:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.52 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:06:55 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20002y7i. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002y7i.
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vakhsh, Kolkhozobod, Jilikŭl. Nearby 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SSE of Dasht-e Archi, Afghanistan.
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