A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.384 East, latitude 36.5754 North, depth = 209.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.32 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:59:33 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bixh. Id of event: us7000bixh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 12:59:33 / September 6, 2020 @ 12:59 pm.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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