A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, 70.723° East, 36.3094° North, depth 123.52 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 03:15:46 / December 15, 2019 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.52 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:45:46 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rmz. Unique identifier: us60006rmz.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Farkhār, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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