A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Taloqan in Afghanistan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 08:50:29 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 69.7859° East, 36.7629° North, depth 300.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 300.83 km (187 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 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 04:20:29 / November 19, 2018 @ 4:20 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000htsv. Id of event: us1000htsv.
Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Farkhor, Kunduz (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km E of Taloqan, Afghanistan.
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