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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan



Earthquake location 36.0111S, 70.5348WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan. The temblor was detected at 15:56:46 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 104.16 km, 70.5348° East, 36.0111° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 11:26:46 / November 11, 2017 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000blz1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blz1. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.16 km (65 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Pārūn. Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km W of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.5348° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0111° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km 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 2017-11-11 11:26:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-21 07:51:30 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 246 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 1.112 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us2000blz1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000blz1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000blz1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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