A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Bazarak in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 04:31:37 / July 5, 2017 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.7892 East, latitude 35.5282 North, depth = 98.28 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:01:37 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096tu. Id of event: us100096tu. 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 98.28 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sidqābād (c. 7 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tagāb (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nahrīn, Charikar, Tagāb.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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