A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.774° East, 36.2113° North, depth 107.75 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:22:29 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 107.75 km (67 miles). Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 07:52:29 / June 15, 2019 @ 7:52 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000412k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000412k.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Pārūn, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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