A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.9811 East, latitude 36.1267 North, depth = 111.74 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.74 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:12:02 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 09:42:02 / November 13, 2017 @ 9:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmjj. Unique identifier: us2000bmjj.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Nahrīn, Farkhār. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km SSE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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