A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Jalalabad in Afghanistan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009ppe. Unique identifier: us70009ppe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.62 km (26 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 22:30:51 / May 24, 2020 @ 10:30 pm. Exact location of event, depth 41.62 km, 70.1287° East, 34.1563° North. The temblor was detected at 03:00:51 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Khōst (c. 96 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bāsawul (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khōst, Tagāb, Bāsawul (min 5000 pop). Close 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SW of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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