A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:44:13 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008p8v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008p8v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121.36 km (75 miles). Exact location of event, depth 121.36 km, 70.1397° East, 36.2911° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 19:14:13 / April 28, 2017 @ 7:14 pm. 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 Jurm, Taloqan, Farkhār. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km SE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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