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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Imam Sahib in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 37.1758S, 69.0165WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Imam Sahib in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 11:57:15 / March 6, 2018 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:27:15 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dcv3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcv3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude 69.0165° East, latitude 37.1758° North, depth = 15 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vose’, Abdurahmoni Jomí, Shahritus. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 7 km ESE of Imam Sahib, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.0165° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1758° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Imam Sahib, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-06 11:57:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 12:11:00 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 340 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 0.809 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us2000dcv3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dcv3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dcv3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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