A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Pārūn in Afghanistan. Event id: us6000calq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000calq. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 12:02:12 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:02:12 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 70.6749° East, latitude 36.1168° North, depth = 96.09 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 96.09 km (60 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhār, Jurm, Pārūn (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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