A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Nahrin in Afghanistan. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:32:15 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 69.3187° East, latitude 35.9738° North, depth = 41.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100042nd. Event ids that are associated: us100042nd. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.35 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/15 / 2015-12-02 10:02:15 / December 2, 2015 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jabal os Saraj, Kunduz, Taloqan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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. 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: 19 km ESE of Nahrin, Afghanistan.
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