A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:34:17 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000403q. Event ids that are associated: us2000403q. Exact location of event, depth 209.75 km, 70.3364° East, 36.4877° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 10:04:17 / October 28, 2015 @ 10:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.75 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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