A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 20:59:12 / April 5, 2018 @ 8:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:29:12 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dv7f. Id of event: us2000dv7f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 134.91 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 69.6916° East, 36.3283° North, depth 134.91 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baghlān, Rustāq, Kunduz. Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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 quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km SSW of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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