A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004011. Id of event: us20004011. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 00:04:08 / October 28, 2015 @ 12:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:34:08 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 208.2 km (129 miles). Exact location, longitude 70.2867° East, latitude 36.5266° North, depth = 208.2 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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