A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ppx. Id of event: us70006ppx. The temblor was picked up at 08:37:56 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). 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 126.21 km (78 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 70.1161° East, 36.0739° North, depth 126.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 04:07:56 / December 22, 2019 @ 4:07 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Nahrīn, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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