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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan



Earthquake location 36.0464S, 70.3916WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 06:12:49 / September 2, 2016 @ 6:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:42:49 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.3916 East, latitude 36.0464 North, depth = 104.27 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.27 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jk7. Id of event: us10006jk7.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pārūn, Farkhār.

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km W of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.3916° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0464° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km W 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 2016-09-02 06:12:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-02 06:28:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 312 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 1.797 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us10006jk7 Id of event.
Event Code 10006jk7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006jk7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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