A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 14:59:46 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000693e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000693e. Exact location, longitude 70.2199° East, latitude 36.4796° North, depth = 209.09 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 209.09 km (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 10:29:46 / November 8, 2019 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). 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 Rustāq, Fayzabad, Jurm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 34 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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