A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hukumati Azrow in Afghanistan on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lye. Id of event: us10008lye. Exact location, longitude 69.825° East, latitude 34.0334° North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:46:57 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 06:16:57 / April 29, 2017 @ 6:16 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn, Kabul, Barakī Barak (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Khōst (c. 96 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SE of Hukumati Azrow, Afghanistan.
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