A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Bazarak in Afghanistan on Monday. Unique identifier: us10003myp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003myp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 11:32:40 / October 12, 2015 @ 11:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:40 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.3 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 69.974 East, latitude 35.6427 North, depth = 112.3 km.
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sidqābād (c. 7 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pārūn, Sidqābād, Nahrīn (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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