A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Nahrin in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 05:18:18 / July 21, 2018 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.75 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:48:18 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000gafx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gafx. Exact location of event, depth 119.75 km, 69.4645° East, 36.1911° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Bāzārak, Kunduz. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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