A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 69.9353 East, latitude 36.3451 North, depth = 140.96 km. The temblor was detected at 01:50:22 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 01:50:22 / January 1, 2021 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140.96 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d4pq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4pq.
Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Khanabad, Nahrīn. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SSE of Farkhār, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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