A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:31:25 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cqas. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqas. Exact location of earthquake, 69.8559° East, 36.4705° North, depth 161.71 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 08:31:25 / November 19, 2020 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.71 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kunduz, Nahrīn, Ārt Khwājah (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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