A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.95 km (72 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 04:49:01 / February 10, 2017 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:19:01 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008iua. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iua. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 70.4583° East, latitude 36.1042° North, depth = 115.95 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Pārūn, Farkhār. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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