A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Imam Sahib in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 11:57:15 / March 6, 2018 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:27:15 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dcv3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcv3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude 69.0165° East, latitude 37.1758° North, depth = 15 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vose’, Abdurahmoni Jomí, Shahritus. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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