A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.3173 East, latitude 36.5257 North, depth = 201.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:56:26 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 201.27 km (125 miles). Event id: us200040cc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040cc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 23:26:26 / October 28, 2015 @ 11:26 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
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 five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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