A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:48:17 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.9566 East, latitude 36.1645 North, depth = 111.92 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 11:18:17 / January 26, 2018 @ 11:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cpr1. Id of event: us2000cpr1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.92 km (70 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khanabad, Nahrīn, Taloqan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
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 eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 46 km S of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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