A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 216.34 km (134 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003rh4. Event ids that are associated: us10003rh4. The temblor was reported at 15:44:42 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 11:14:42 / October 26, 2015 @ 11:14 am. Exact location, longitude 70.3541° East, latitude 36.5396° North, depth = 216.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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