A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Baghlan in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 13:11:13 / October 6, 2018 @ 1:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 53.28 km, 68.641° East, 36.2913° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h83i. Unique identifier: us1000h83i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.28 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:13 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Aībak, Kunduz (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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