A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004epz. Id of event: us10004epz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.32 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 22:46:01 / January 14, 2016 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.1002 East, latitude 36.2347 North, depth = 97.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:16:01 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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