A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Maidan Shahr in Afghanistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 22:02:23 / October 31, 2015 @ 10:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.44 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: us2000418g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000418g. The temblor was reported at 02:32:23 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.0015 East, latitude 34.4304 North, depth = 13.44 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jabal os Saraj, Tagāb, Sidqābād. Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ENE of Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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