A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.06 km (55 miles). Exact location, longitude 71.0109° East, latitude 36.389° North, depth = 89.06 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:36:17 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20003nx7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003nx7. 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: 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 05:06:17 / September 25, 2015 @ 5:06 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 45 km NNE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan.
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