A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 208.07 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 15:39:10 / October 26, 2015 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:09:10 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 70.4045° East, 36.5365° North, depth 208.07 km. Id of earthquake: us10003rj0. Event ids that are associated: us10003rj0.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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