A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Bāzārak in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3b5. Unique identifier: us6000b3b5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:17 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 10:39:17 / July 24, 2020 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.1359 East, latitude 35.5492 North, depth = 107.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.82 km (67 miles).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tagāb, , Baghlān. The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km NW of Bāzārak, Afghanistan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.