A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hukumati Azrow in Afghanistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005g7m. Event ids that are associated: us20005g7m. The temblor was reported at 01:54:41 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 21:24:41 / April 7, 2016 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 69.4921° East, 33.9561° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paghmān, Khōst, Maydanshakhr (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Khōst (c. 96 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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