A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 70.133 East, latitude 36.1201 North, depth = 121.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.45 km (75 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000anrz. Id of event: us7000anrz. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 04:45:37 / July 15, 2020 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:45:37 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nahrīn, Taloqan, Farkhār. Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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