A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Event id: us20008llg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008llg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.19 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 118.19 km, 70.9298° East, 36.3799° North. The temblor was detected at 02:10:12 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 21:40:12 / February 22, 2017 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km NNE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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