A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 11:40:25 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jhum. Id of event: us1000jhum. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 07:10:25 / March 18, 2019 @ 7:10 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 283.98 km (176 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 70.1146° East, 36.7563° North, depth 283.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dasht-e Archī, Yangī Qal‘ah, Khanabad. Epicenter of the event was 89 km (56 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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