A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cprw. Id of event: us6000cprw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.8157 East, latitude 36.3229 North, depth = 130.02 km. Global time and date of event 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 10:33:47 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.02 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:33:47 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kunduz, Ārt Khwājah, Rustāq (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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