A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000407f. Id of event: us2000407f. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:41 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 70.2761° East, latitude 36.5196° North, depth = 206.43 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 15:29:41 / October 28, 2015 @ 3:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.43 km (128 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Fayzabad, Taloqan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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