A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Jabal os Saraj in Afghanistan. Event id: us100069ys. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100069ys. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.1885° East, 35.2511° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:50:06 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 02:20:06 / August 4, 2016 @ 2:20 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Pul-e Khumrī, Kabul. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNW of Jabal os Saraj, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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