A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 17:52:58 / October 2, 2020 @ 5:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.71 km (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:52:58 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.5342 East, latitude 36.2927 North, depth = 150.71 km. Event id: us6000c4y4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4y4. 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). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Farkhār.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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