A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 231.7 km (144 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:53 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 231.7 km, 70.1072° East, 36.4732° North. Event id: us100096ck. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096ck. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 09:30:53 / July 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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