A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 202.07 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:41 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 18:25:41 / May 29, 2018 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000ee60. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ee60. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.2348 East, latitude 36.4969 North, depth = 202.07 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Fayzabad, Taloqan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ninety-eight 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 34 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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