A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. The temblor was picked up at 04:22:37 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.62 km (128 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c9yr. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9yr. Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 04:22:37 / October 14, 2020 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 206.62 km, 70.3689° East, 36.4567° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad. Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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