A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 133.09 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 22:24:11 / August 5, 2017 @ 10:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 70.5144° East, 36.3686° North, depth 133.09 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:54:11 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a58z. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a58z.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Farkhār, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km NNW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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