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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Jabal os Saraj in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 35.2511S, 69.1885WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Jabal os Saraj in Afghanistan. Event id: us100069ys. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100069ys. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.1885° East, 35.2511° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:50:06 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 02:20:06 / August 4, 2016 @ 2:20 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Pul-e Khumrī, Kabul. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Kabul (c. 3 043 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Bāzārak (c. 65 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Charikar (c. 53 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Paghmān (c. 49 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Jabal os Saraj (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNW of Jabal os Saraj, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.1885° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2511° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km NNW of Jabal os Saraj, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-04 02:20:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-04 02:40:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 326 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 0.718 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us100069ys Id of event.
Event Code 100069ys An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100069ys, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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