A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Rustaq in Afghanistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20009pmf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pmf. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:25 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 14:24:25 / June 25, 2017 @ 2:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.1112 East, latitude 37.1152 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kŭlob, Panj, Vose’. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km E of Rustaq, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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