A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, depth 219.62 km, 70.2627° East, 36.5403° North. Event id: us20008fwd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fwd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 13:46:30 / February 2, 2017 @ 1:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 219.62 km (136 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:30 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Rustāq, Fayzabad. Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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