A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Event id: us10006jxc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jxc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:37:10 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 204.17 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 09:07:10 / September 3, 2016 @ 9:07 am. Exact location of event, depth 204.17 km, 70.2356° East, 36.5205° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Fayzabad, Taloqan.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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