A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hukumati Azrow in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 9.74 km, 69.4521° East, 34.3176° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 16:19:30 / May 17, 2017 @ 4:19 pm. Unique identifier: us10008t1f. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008t1f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.74 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:49:30 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalālābād, Jabal os Saraj, Gardēz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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