A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000f0fk. Unique identifier: us1000f0fk. The epicenter was at a depth of 230.75 km (143 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 18:35:32 / June 24, 2018 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 70.0316 East, latitude 36.4699 North, depth = 230.75 km. The temblor was detected at 23:05:32 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Fayzabad, Khanabad (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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