A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Bazarak in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 69.2985 East, latitude 35.4683 North, depth = 104.81 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 05:29:46 / August 10, 2017 @ 5:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.81 km (65 miles). Event id: us2000a6sn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6sn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:59:46 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baghlān, , Tagāb. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 26 km NW of Bazarak, Afghanistan.
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