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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

Earthquake location 34.3537S, 70.4518WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jup. Unique identifier: us20008jup. The temblor was reported at 23:58:55 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.4518 East, latitude 34.3537 North, depth = 54.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 23:58:55 / February 14, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.74 km (34 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Jalālābād (c. 200 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mehtar Lām (c. 17 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from (c. 12 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bāsawul (c. 6 800 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 Mehtar Lām, Bāsawul.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.4518° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-14 23:58:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-15 00:37:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 200 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 1.179 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us20008jup Id of event.
Event Code 20008jup An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008jup, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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