A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 70.0305 East, latitude 36.5904 North, depth = 224.63 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:15:18 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j0vq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0vq. The epicenter was at a depth of 224.63 km (140 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 19:45:18 / January 6, 2019 @ 7:45 pm.
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 Khanabad, Jurm, Fayzabad. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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