A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Nahrin in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/16 / 2016-07-27 12:37:15 / July 27, 2016 @ 12:37 pm. Event id: us20006i2p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006i2p. The epicenter was at a depth of 109.2 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:07:15 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 69.1573 East, latitude 35.9805 North, depth = 109.2 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jabal os Saraj, Farkhār, Taloqan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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