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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Farkhar in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5301S, 70.3361WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004581. Id of event: us70004581. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:51:58 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 209.86 km (130 miles). Exact location of event, depth 209.86 km, 70.3361° East, 36.5301° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 09:21:58 / June 26, 2019 @ 9:21 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.3361° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5301° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 209.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km 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 2019-06-26 09:21:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-26 09:36:13 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 2.247 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us70004581 Id of event.
Event Code 70004581 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004581, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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