A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. Id of earthquake: us6000c35p. Event ids that are associated: us6000c35p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 00:03:09 / September 24, 2020 @ 12:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.84 km (131 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:03:09 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.2904 East, latitude 36.4905 North, depth = 210.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Fayzabad, Taloqan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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