A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jalalabad in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.72 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/15 / 2015-08-04 22:18:25 / August 4, 2015 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10002xzk. Unique identifier: us10002xzk. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:48:25 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.1461 East, latitude 34.4118 North, depth = 45.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kabul, Bāsawul, Tagāb. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bāsawul (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km W of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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