A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Jalalabad in Afghanistan. The temblor was reported at 09:35:34 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007p4i. Id of event: us60007p4i. Exact location of event, longitude 70.5494 East, latitude 34.5711 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 05:05:34 / February 4, 2020 @ 5:05 am.
The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Asadābād (c. 48 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Āsmār (c. 15 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Āsmār, Tagāb (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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