A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/19 / 2019-07-02 21:34:45 / July 2, 2019 @ 9:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 186.18 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 70.8492 East, latitude 36.5631 North, depth = 186.18 km. Event id: us700048y9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700048y9. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:45 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Fayzabad. Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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