A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de6c. Unique identifier: us6000de6c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.98 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:18:54 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 70.4493° East, latitude 36.3395° North, depth = 171.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 13:18:54 / February 3, 2021 @ 1:18 pm.
Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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