A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:37:19 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.6783 East, latitude 36.2105 North, depth = 114.94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 02:07:19 / March 13, 2017 @ 2:07 am. Id of earthquake: us100088kv. Event ids that are associated: us100088kv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.94 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Pārūn, Farkhār. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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