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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 37 km NE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan



Earthquake location 36.2347S, 71.1002WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004epz. Id of event: us10004epz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.32 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 22:46:01 / January 14, 2016 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.1002 East, latitude 36.2347 North, depth = 97.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:16:01 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km NE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.1002° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NE of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-14 22:46:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-01 05:41:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 0.983 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us10004epz Id of event.
Event Code 10004epz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004epz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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