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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 27 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan



Earthquake location 36.6264S, 71.2362WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ashkasham in Afghanistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 04:10:43 / June 22, 2017 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009nzh. Unique identifier: us20009nzh. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:43 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.04 km (121 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 71.2362° East, 36.6264° North, depth 194.04 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 27 km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.2362° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6264° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 194.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-22 04:10:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-22 04:29:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 370 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 0.726 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us20009nzh Id of event.
Event Code 20009nzh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nzh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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