A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Charikar in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us6000c2hl. Event ids that are associated: us6000c2hl. Exact location of earthquake, 69.1466° East, 35.0394° North, depth 35 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:28 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 11:17:28 / September 29, 2020 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Sidqābād (c. 7 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maydanshakhr, Kabul, Paghmān (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km NW of Charikar, Afghanistan.
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