A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Baghlan in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 32.17 km, 68.9443° East, 36.358° North. Unique identifier: us10008dvs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dvs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 02:48:11 / April 2, 2017 @ 2:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.17 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:18:11 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qarāwul, Ārt Khwājah, (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NE of Baghlan, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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