A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The temblor was detected at 09:00:26 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 04:30:26 / August 3, 2019 @ 4:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 198.64 km (123 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 70.2759 East, latitude 36.5012 North, depth = 198.64 km. Id of earthquake: us60005028. Event ids that are associated: us60005028.
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 Rustāq, Fayzabad, Taloqan. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen 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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