A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kunduz in Afghanistan. Event id: us70007nje. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nje. Exact location of earthquake, 68.6096° East, 36.4924° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 00:50:09 / February 12, 2020 @ 12:50 am. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:20:09 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Panj, Taloqan, Dasht-e Archī. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Khulm (c. 64 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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