A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.05 km (70 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:31:21 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000859g. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000859g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.8316 East, latitude 36.1676 North, depth = 112.05 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 15:01:21 / February 27, 2020 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 Khanabad, Taloqan, Nahrīn. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven 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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