A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bazarak in Afghanistan. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:43:38 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000f0gg. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000f0gg. Exact location of earthquake, 69.705° East, 35.5386° North, depth 115.01 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 19:13:38 / June 24, 2018 @ 7:13 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 115.01 km (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sidqābād (c. 7 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tagāb (c. 6 400 pop). Close 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 Nahrīn, Tagāb, Charikar.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km NE of Bazarak, Afghanistan.
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