A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:45:37 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.9112 East, latitude 36.0067 North, depth = 92.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 19:15:37 / May 24, 2020 @ 7:15 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009pkj. Event ids that are associated: us70009pkj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.08 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ashkāsham, Pārūn. 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 five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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