A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 16:23:39 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 140.38 km, 70.1875° East, 36.088° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000crh5. Unique identifier: us6000crh5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.38 km (87 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 16:23:39 / November 22, 2020 @ 4:23 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nahrīn, Taloqan, Farkhār (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-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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