A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hukumati Dahanah-ye Ghori in Afghanistan. Global time and date of event 04/06/16 / 2016-06-04 18:20:45 / June 4, 2016 @ 6:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.33 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000622n. Event ids that are associated: us2000622n. The temblor was detected at 22:50:45 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.5675 East, latitude 35.4215 North, depth = 34.33 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nahrīn, Bāzārak.
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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