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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Hukumati Azrow in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 33.9561S, 69.4921WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hukumati Azrow in Afghanistan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005g7m. Event ids that are associated: us20005g7m. The temblor was reported at 01:54:41 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 21:24:41 / April 7, 2016 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 69.4921° East, 33.9561° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paghmān, Khōst, Maydanshakhr (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Gardēz (c. 103 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Khōst (c. 96 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Barakī Barak (c. 22 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Pul-e ‘Alam (c. 13 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km SSW of Hukumati Azrow, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.4921° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.9561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SSW of Hukumati Azrow, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-07 21:24:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 23:21:47 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 246 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 0.691 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us20005g7m Id of event.
Event Code 20005g7m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005g7m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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