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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Maidan Shahr in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 34.4304S, 69.0015WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Maidan Shahr in Afghanistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 22:02:23 / October 31, 2015 @ 10:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.44 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: us2000418g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000418g. The temblor was reported at 02:32:23 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.0015 East, latitude 34.4304 North, depth = 13.44 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jabal os Saraj, Tagāb, Sidqābād. Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ENE of Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.0015° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4304° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-31 22:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-02 00:05:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 205 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 204 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000418g Id of event.
Event Code 2000418g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000418g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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