A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Hukumati Dahanah-ye Ghori in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gizf. Id of event: us1000gizf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.74 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 16:23:48 / August 28, 2018 @ 4:23 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:53:48 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.4873 East, latitude 35.807 North, depth = 99.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aībak, Nahrīn, Baghlān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km S of Hukumati Dahanah-ye Ghori, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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