A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us20009yve. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yve. The temblor was picked up at 12:43:37 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.87 East, latitude 36.2836 North, depth = 108.58 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.58 km (67 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 08:13:37 / July 21, 2017 @ 8:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). 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 three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight 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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