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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Kunduz in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.7478S, 68.3806WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kunduz in Afghanistan on Friday. Event id: us60004vup. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004vup. The temblor was reported at 17:30:15 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 68.3806° East, 36.7478° North, depth 27.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.35 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 13:00:15 / July 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Khulm (c. 64 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pul-e Khumrī, Gharavŭtí, Jilikŭl (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 42 km W of Kunduz, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.3806° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7478° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km W of Kunduz, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-26 13:00:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-24 13:17:26 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 298 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 0.838 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60004vup Id of event.
Event Code 60004vup An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004vup, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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