A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kabul in Afghanistan. The temblor was reported at 06:10:18 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 01:40:18 / May 20, 2016 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 69.3535° East, latitude 34.6121° North, depth = 32.27 km. 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: us10005ip5. Unique identifier: us10005ip5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.27 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barakī Barak, Bāzārak, Mehtar Lām (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 19 km ENE of Kabul, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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