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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Farkhar in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5271S, 70.3455WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 70.3455 East, latitude 36.5271 North, depth = 169.31 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.31 km (105 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:27:30 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 16:57:30 / June 14, 2018 @ 4:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ermt. Id of event: us1000ermt.

Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby 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 Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.3455° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5271° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 169.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-14 16:57:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-14 18:11:22 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 326 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 0.625 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us1000ermt Id of event.
Event Code 1000ermt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ermt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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