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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Farkhar in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5904S, 70.0305WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 70.0305 East, latitude 36.5904 North, depth = 224.63 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:15:18 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j0vq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0vq. The epicenter was at a depth of 224.63 km (140 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 19:45:18 / January 6, 2019 @ 7:45 pm.

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 Khanabad, Jurm, Fayzabad. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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: 15 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0305° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5904° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 224.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 2019-01-06 19:45:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-06 20:57:40 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 1.605 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 85 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 us2000j0vq Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0vq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0vq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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