A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008t9s. Unique identifier: us10008t9s. Exact location of earthquake, 70.1641° East, 36.5733° North, depth 212.32 km. The temblor was reported at 14:56:48 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 10:26:48 / May 18, 2017 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 212.32 km (132 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khanabad, Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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