A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jup. Unique identifier: us20008jup. The temblor was reported at 23:58:55 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.4518 East, latitude 34.3537 North, depth = 54.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 23:58:55 / February 14, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.74 km (34 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bāsawul (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mehtar Lām, Bāsawul.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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