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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Baghlan in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.1415S, 68.7279WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Baghlan in Afghanistan. Exact location of event, longitude 68.7279 East, latitude 36.1415 North, depth = 89.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 89.81 km (56 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:02:24 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 18:32:24 / September 13, 2019 @ 6:32 pm. Event id: us70005g0f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005g0f.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khanabad, Kunduz, Aībak. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Aībak (c. 47 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NE of Baghlan, 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 68.7279° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1415° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NE of Baghlan, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-13 18:32:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-13 18:52:14 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 1.498 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us70005g0f Id of event.
Event Code 70005g0f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005g0f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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