A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 23:35:20 / October 26, 2015 @ 11:35 pm. Exact location, longitude 70.3068° East, latitude 36.5264° North, depth = 207.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 207.28 km (129 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rnp. Id of event: us10003rnp. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:20 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 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).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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