A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Lab-Sar in Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us10004b1c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b1c. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:32 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.96 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 16:47:32 / January 3, 2016 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 67.5629° East, latitude 35.6545° North, depth = 19.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Larkird (c. 11 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Larkird, Aībak (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 77 km ESE of Lab-Sar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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