A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Nahrīn in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.93 km (79 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dfz2. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfz2. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:10:53 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 14:10:53 / March 5, 2021 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 69.1175 East, latitude 36.0517 North, depth = 126.93 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bāzārak, Farkhār, Taloqan. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SW of Nahrīn, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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