A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 224.03 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 03:23:49 / October 2, 2019 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:53:49 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005pnv. Event ids that are associated: us70005pnv. Exact location, longitude 70.0543° East, latitude 36.527° North, depth = 224.03 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Fayzabad, Ārt Khwājah (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.