A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 23:21:58 / February 12, 2016 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20004zvj. Event ids that are associated: us20004zvj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 200.83 km (125 miles). Exact location of event, depth 200.83 km, 70.4939° East, 36.5054° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:58 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (36 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 five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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