A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. The temblor was detected at 15:56:46 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 104.16 km, 70.5348° East, 36.0111° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 11:26:46 / November 11, 2017 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000blz1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blz1. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.16 km (65 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Pārūn. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km W of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan.
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