A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x0v. Id of event: us20004x0v. Exact location of event, depth 215.39 km, 70.4041° East, 36.5376° North. The temblor was reported at 11:58:18 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). 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: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 07:28:18 / February 4, 2016 @ 7:28 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 215.39 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 49 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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