A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bpqu. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpqu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 08:37:46 / September 18, 2020 @ 8:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 167.47 km (104 miles). Exact location of event, depth 167.47 km, 70.0663° East, 36.2585° North. The temblor was reported at 08:37:46 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Nahrīn, Taloqan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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