A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 11:17:39 / May 7, 2020 @ 11:17 am. The temblor was reported at 15:47:39 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 70.1854° East, latitude 36.5619° North, depth = 205.13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bn0. Id of event: us70009bn0. The epicenter was at a depth of 205.13 km (127 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Fayzabad, Rustāq (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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