A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pārūn in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 02:06:11 / November 12, 2020 @ 2:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.78 km (87 miles). Exact location, longitude 70.8649° East, latitude 35.3685° North, depth = 140.78 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:06:11 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cdlw. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdlw.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asadābād, Āsmār, Pārūn (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Asadābād (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Āsmār (c. 15 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km SW of Pārūn, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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