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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Jarm in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 37.12S, 71.2586WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwpl. Id of event: us2000dwpl. The temblor was detected at 05:05:19 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 00:35:19 / April 9, 2018 @ 12:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 109.7 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.2586 East, latitude 37.12 North, depth = 109.7 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km NE of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.2586° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.12° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km NE of Jarm, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-09 00:35:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-09 00:57:42 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 284 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 0.519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us2000dwpl Id of event.
Event Code 2000dwpl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dwpl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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