A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bazarak in Afghanistan. Exact location, longitude 69.7101° East, latitude 35.6456° North, depth = 96.06 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.06 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000hrch. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hrch. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/18 / 2018-11-13 20:00:38 / November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:30:38 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sidqābād (c. 7 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tagāb (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pul-e Khumrī, Tagāb, Charikar.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km NNE of Bazarak, Afghanistan.
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