A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. The temblor was picked up at 18:27:47 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.2457° East, 36.2883° North, depth 110.19 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.19 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 18:27:47 / April 20, 2017 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008jch. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jch. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Taloqan, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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