A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Nahrīn in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 04:04:46 / September 26, 2020 @ 4:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 108.52 km, 69.708° East, 36.0154° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:04:46 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.52 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000c1hq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1hq.
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Baghlān, Pul-e Khumrī (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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