A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 115.08 km (72 miles). Unique identifier: us10008fna. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fna. The temblor was detected at 22:36:10 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 18:06:10 / April 7, 2017 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.8792 East, latitude 36.1657 North, depth = 115.08 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Taloqan, Nahrīn (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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