A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Exact location, longitude 71.171° East, latitude 36.2086° North, depth = 99.58 km. Id of earthquake: us20005k5d. Event ids that are associated: us20005k5d. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 11:02:51 / April 20, 2016 @ 11:02 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:32:51 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.58 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pārūn, Jurm, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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