A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Nahrin in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 18:34:45 / January 25, 2017 @ 6:34 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:04:45 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 69.0622° East, 35.8929° North, depth 35 km. Event id: us10007vdg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vdg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khanabad, Jabal os Saraj, Bāzārak. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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