A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Taloqan in Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us20005eg6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005eg6. The epicenter was at a depth of 298.26 km (185 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 69.6987 East, latitude 36.7375 North, depth = 298.26 km. Global time and date of event 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 12:22:09 / April 4, 2016 @ 12:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:52:09 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Fayzabad, Farkhor.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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