A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 216.92 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 22:58:44 / August 10, 2017 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 70.1695° East, 36.5105° North, depth 216.92 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:44 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a755. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a755.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad, Rustāq (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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