A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.4434 East, latitude 36.4392 North, depth = 151.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.19 km (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 18:26:05 / March 29, 2017 @ 6:26 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:56:05 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008elv. Unique identifier: us10008elv.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five 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.
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