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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.2029S, 70.6543WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us20005hbu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hbu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 07:10:10 / April 12, 2016 @ 7:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:40:10 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.6543 East, latitude 36.2029 North, depth = 101.29 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.29 km (63 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pārūn, Farkhār, Jurm. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.6543° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2029° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW 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 2016-04-12 07:10:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-23 09:41:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us20005hbu Id of event.
Event Code 20005hbu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005hbu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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