A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008urm. Unique identifier: us20008urm. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 05:09:49 / March 26, 2017 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 70.1263° East, latitude 36.4944° North, depth = 221.91 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 221.91 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:39:49 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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