A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 81.92 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 69.8628° East, 36.4941° North, depth 81.92 km. The temblor was reported at 18:55:46 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d1fy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1fy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 18:55:46 / January 19, 2021 @ 6:55 pm.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nahrīn, Ārt Khwājah, Rustāq (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km S of Farkhār, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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