A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Markaz-e Wuluswali-ye Yosuf Khel in Afghanistan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 23:49:42 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 19:19:42 / May 28, 2018 @ 7:19 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 68.5692 East, latitude 33.0176 North, depth = 42.26 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.26 km (26 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000edil. Id of event: us1000edil.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gardēz, Ghazni, (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Ghazni (c. 141 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Zarghūn Shahr (c. 13 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from (c. 7 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sharan (c. 2 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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