A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.61 km (56 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 23:03:09 / March 30, 2017 @ 11:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 89.61 km, 71.2983° East, 36.4679° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:03:09 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008de6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008de6.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan.
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