A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us20005hbu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hbu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 07:10:10 / April 12, 2016 @ 7:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:40:10 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.6543 East, latitude 36.2029 North, depth = 101.29 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.29 km (63 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pārūn, Farkhār, Jurm. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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