A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Friday. The temblor was reported at 17:26:29 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gcn. Id of event: us10004gcn. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 12:56:29 / January 22, 2016 @ 12:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 70.3243 East, latitude 36.0884 North, depth = 113.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.6 km (71 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Jurm, Pārūn (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
Every 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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.