A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.07 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009xua. Event ids that are associated: us20009xua. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:12 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.2233° East, 34.2928° North, depth 41.07 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 09:11:12 / July 19, 2017 @ 9:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bāsawul (c. 6 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tagāb (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tagāb, Bāsawul, (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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