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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Jarm in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.4883S, 70.4699WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 00:45:47 / June 24, 2018 @ 12:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:47 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 203.94 km (127 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000ezzj. Event ids that are associated: us1000ezzj. Exact location, longitude 70.4699° East, latitude 36.4883° North, depth = 203.94 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km SW of Jarm, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.4699° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4883° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 203.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SW 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 2018-06-24 00:45:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-15 05:10:50 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 0.641 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us1000ezzj Id of event.
Event Code 1000ezzj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ezzj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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