A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Khandūd in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 195.85 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dk4t. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk4t. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:57:54 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 195.85 km, 72.6166° East, 37.7085° North. Global time and date of event 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 09:57:54 / February 16, 2021 @ 9:57 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khandūd.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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