A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Gardez in Afghanistan on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000beyh. Unique identifier: us7000beyh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 05:44:51 / August 30, 2020 @ 5:44 am. The temblor was reported at 05:44:51 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 69.3569° East, 33.8753° North, depth 35 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paghmān, Khōst, Kabul. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Khōst (c. 96 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km NNE of Gardez, Afghanistan.
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