A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Taloqan in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.5579 East, latitude 36.5415 North, depth = 182.7 km. Unique identifier: us2000gc7e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gc7e. The epicenter was at a depth of 182.7 km (114 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:03:25 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 23:33:25 / July 23, 2018 @ 11:33 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baghlān, Panj (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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