A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Jalalabad in Afghanistan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:04:08 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 16:34:08 / November 4, 2017 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 73.72 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bigs. Event ids that are associated: us2000bigs. Exact location of event, longitude 70.5436 East, latitude 34.2602 North, depth = 73.72 km.
The epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Shabqadar (c. 66 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Asadābād (c. 48 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hangu (c. 36 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Doāba, Hangu, Shabqadar. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Pakistan (c. 184 405 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km SSE of Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
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