A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.6402 East, latitude 36.4012 North, depth = 207.56 km. Event id: us20005b53. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005b53. The epicenter was at a depth of 207.56 km (129 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:49:01 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 00:19:01 / March 20, 2016 @ 12:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Fayzabad, Farkhār. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km NNW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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