A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Nahrīn in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:59:18 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b9as. Event ids that are associated: us6000b9as. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 17:59:18 / August 4, 2020 @ 5:59 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 69.1545° East, 36.0697° North, depth 45 km.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bāzārak, Farkhār, Taloqan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 1 km ENE of Nahrīn, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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