A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 70.082 East, latitude 36.5506 North, depth = 204.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g8ee. Unique identifier: us2000g8ee. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:21:45 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.87 km (127 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 02:51:45 / July 19, 2018 @ 2:51 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 20 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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