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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Farkhar in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.4699S, 70.0316WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000f0fk. Unique identifier: us1000f0fk. The epicenter was at a depth of 230.75 km (143 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 18:35:32 / June 24, 2018 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 70.0316 East, latitude 36.4699 North, depth = 230.75 km. The temblor was detected at 23:05:32 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Fayzabad, Khanabad (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0316° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4699° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 230.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SE 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 2018-06-24 18:35:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-24 19:45:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 270 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 285 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 0.786 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us1000f0fk Id of event.
Event Code 1000f0fk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f0fk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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