A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006p3i. Id of event: us10006p3i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.7959 East, latitude 36.3877 North, depth = 136.77 km. The temblor was reported at 22:50:53 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.77 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 18:20:53 / September 12, 2016 @ 6:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim.
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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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