A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:54:23 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.4326 East, latitude 36.1943 North, depth = 108.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.08 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 13:24:23 / February 28, 2020 @ 1:24 pm. Unique identifier: us60008632. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008632.
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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