A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004a1f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004a1f. Global time and date of event 28/12/15 / 2015-12-28 04:53:54 / December 28, 2015 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:23:54 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 100.6 km, 70.985° East, 35.9606° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.6 km (63 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pārūn. The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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