A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.64 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009wjl. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009wjl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 10:57:27 / July 15, 2017 @ 10:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:27 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 70.9663° East, latitude 36.3825° North, depth = 126.64 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 42 km NNE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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