A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007b10. Unique identifier: us10007b10. Exact location, longitude 70.329° East, latitude 36.5127° North, depth = 199.17 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:45:39 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 00:15:39 / November 21, 2016 @ 12:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 199.17 km (124 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 42 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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