A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, central Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from central Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us1000f1hl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000f1hl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/18 / 2018-06-25 19:46:51 / June 25, 2018 @ 7:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.43 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 67.2456 East, latitude 36.705 North, depth = 24.43 km. The temblor was detected at 19:46:51 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Mazār-e Sharīf (c. 303 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tirmiz (c. 140 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Balkh (c. 114 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Khulm (c. 64 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Qarchī Gak (c. 8 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aībak, Tirmiz, Qarchī Gak (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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