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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Jarm in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.4822S, 70.7006WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 70.7006° East, 36.4822° North, depth 199.34 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:03 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 05:01:03 / January 25, 2019 @ 5:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.34 km (124 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j8nf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j8nf.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham, Farkhār. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.7006° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4822° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 199.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km SSW 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 2019-01-25 05:01:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-25 06:08:24 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 259 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 1.297 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 83 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 us2000j8nf Id of event.
Event Code 2000j8nf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j8nf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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