A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.89 km (132 miles). Unique identifier: us700046es. Ids that are associated to the event: us700046es. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:46:12 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 05:16:12 / June 28, 2019 @ 5:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.205 East, latitude 36.4982 North, depth = 211.89 km.
Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Rustāq, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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