A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 15:39:54 / November 3, 2019 @ 3:39 pm. Id of earthquake: us700062kp. Event ids that are associated: us700062kp. Exact location of event, longitude 69.926 East, latitude 36.5018 North, depth = 246.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:09:54 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 246.14 km (153 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Fayzabad, Nahrīn. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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