A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Maidan Shahr in Afghanistan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000dvxn. Event ids that are associated: us2000dvxn. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:06:56 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.4 km, 68.8901° East, 34.4187° North. Global time and date of event 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 16:36:56 / April 6, 2018 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.4 km (2 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charikar, Barakī Barak (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 3 km NE of Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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