A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 70.4134° East, 36.4756° North, depth 147.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.64 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100077az. Unique identifier: us100077az. The temblor was picked up at 18:48:32 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 14:18:32 / November 13, 2016 @ 2:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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