A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Taloqan in Afghanistan. Exact location, longitude 69.5903° East, latitude 36.69° North, depth = 275.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cixs. Id of event: us2000cixs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 00:06:02 / December 29, 2017 @ 12:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 275.76 km (171 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:36:02 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhor, Yangī Qal‘ah, Nahrīn (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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