A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 15:41:41 / July 19, 2019 @ 3:41 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 230.69 km (143 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 70.1684 East, latitude 36.4658 North, depth = 230.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004nya. Unique identifier: us70004nya. The temblor was picked up at 20:11:41 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad, Rustāq (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 30 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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