A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, depth 158.14 km, 69.7267° East, 36.4749° North. Event id: us6000dicn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dicn. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:58:55 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 10:58:55 / February 17, 2021 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 158.14 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dasht-e Archī, Kunduz, Rustāq (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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