A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Nahrīn in Afghanistan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.89 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 08:03:51 / July 20, 2020 @ 8:03 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:51 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 69.5277° East, latitude 36.2621° North, depth = 177.89 km. Unique identifier: us7000argx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000argx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Pul-e Khumrī, Kunduz.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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