A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pul-e `Alam in Afghanistan. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:10:17 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008utd. Unique identifier: us10008utd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.08 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 12:40:17 / May 24, 2017 @ 12:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 69.0511° East, 34.1467° North, depth 11.08 km.
The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardēz, (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 16 km N of Pul-e `Alam, Afghanistan.
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