A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Baraki Barak in Afghanistan on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:18:43 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dipz. Event ids that are associated: us6000dipz. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 68.8535° East, 34.0137° North. Global time and date of event 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 18:18:43 / February 18, 2021 @ 6:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ghazni. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ghazni (c. 141 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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