A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Event id: us1000ddey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddey. The temblor was detected at 06:06:14 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 01:36:14 / April 3, 2018 @ 1:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.02 km (82 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.9785 East, latitude 36.3412 North, depth = 132.02 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Ārt Khwājah, Rustāq (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (17 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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