A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ih4. Id of event: us70008ih4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.9 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:19:34 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 01:49:34 / March 30, 2020 @ 1:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.9496 East, latitude 36.0955 North, depth = 95.9 km.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taloqan, Nahrīn, Farkhār (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 53 km S of Farkhar, Afghanistan.
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