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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, central Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.705S, 67.2456WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, central Afghanistan kilometers (0 miles) from central Afghanistan. Unique identifier: us1000f1hl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000f1hl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/18 / 2018-06-25 19:46:51 / June 25, 2018 @ 7:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.43 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 67.2456 East, latitude 36.705 North, depth = 24.43 km. The temblor was detected at 19:46:51 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Mazār-e Sharīf (c. 303 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tirmiz (c. 140 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Balkh (c. 114 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Khulm (c. 64 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Qarchī Gak (c. 8 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aībak, Tirmiz, Qarchī Gak (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one 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: central Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.2456° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place central Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-25 19:46:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-25 22:49:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 272 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 2.399 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us1000f1hl Id of event.
Event Code 1000f1hl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f1hl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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