A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pul-e `Alam in Afghanistan. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:50:35 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.1065° East, 34.0784° North. Event id: us10008g34. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008g34. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 18:20:35 / April 9, 2017 @ 6:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paghmān, Gardēz. Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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