A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Khanabad in Afghanistan on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 01:56:24 / March 14, 2019 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:26:24 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.99 km, 69.2041° East, 36.3764° North. Id of earthquake: us1000jf8q. Event ids that are associated: us1000jf8q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.99 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Panj, , Dasht-e Archī (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km SSE of Khanabad, Afghanistan.
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