A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 70.5005° East, 36.455° North, depth 136.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.44 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:13:32 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lsu. Id of event: us20009lsu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 20:43:32 / June 10, 2017 @ 8:43 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Fayzabad, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km NNW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan.
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