A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:55:11 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.86 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 19:25:11 / November 24, 2017 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 70.7041 East, latitude 36.3036 North, depth = 117.86 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bu56. Id of event: us2000bu56.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ashkāsham, Farkhār.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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