A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Qarchi Gak in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us70006fgk. Event ids that are associated: us70006fgk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 06:06:06 / December 3, 2019 @ 6:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 32.61 km, 67.0463° East, 37.0626° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.61 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:36:06 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shahritus, Qarqīn, Khulm. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Mazār-e Sharīf (c. 303 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tirmiz (c. 140 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Balkh (c. 114 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Khulm (c. 64 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Qarqīn (c. 15 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Shahritus (c. 13 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Qarchī Gak (c. 8 900 pop).
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 one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 23 km E of Qarchi Gak, Afghanistan.
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