A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.0786 East, latitude 36.3798 North, depth = 120.99 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 01:15:35 / February 8, 2016 @ 1:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:45:35 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004ymu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004ymu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.99 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Jurm, Ashkāsham.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km NE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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