A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Nahrin in Afghanistan on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.23 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 69.4515° East, 36.2829° North, depth 119.23 km. Event id: us1000dqav. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dqav. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:06:05 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 13:36:05 / April 22, 2018 @ 1:36 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Pul-e Khumrī, Kunduz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km NE of Nahrin, Afghanistan.
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