A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 15:47:27 / October 26, 2015 @ 3:47 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:17:27 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.3048 East, latitude 36.53 North, depth = 207.86 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 207.86 km (129 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003rj2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rj2.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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