A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Thursday. Global time and date of event 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 17:32:42 / April 28, 2016 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.14 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 70.4727 East, latitude 35.8541 North, depth = 91.14 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:42 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005c7c. Unique identifier: us10005c7c.
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 Pārūn. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 33 km SW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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