A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 228.91 km (142 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 11:25:44 / April 7, 2018 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 69.9655° East, 36.5276° North, depth 228.91 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvzx. Unique identifier: us2000dvzx. The temblor was picked up at 15:55:44 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Jurm, Fayzabad.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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