A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 70.3455 East, latitude 36.5271 North, depth = 169.31 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.31 km (105 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:27:30 / 9:27 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 event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 16:57:30 / June 14, 2018 @ 4:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ermt. Id of event: us1000ermt.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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