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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 35.9802S, 70.2155WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan in Afghanistan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 02:17:31 / September 29, 2019 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.81 km (64 miles). Event id: us70005s40. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s40. The temblor was reported at 06:47:31 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 70.2155 East, latitude 35.9802 North, depth = 102.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pārūn, Farkhār (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pārūn (c. 1 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km W of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.2155° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9802° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 102.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km W of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-29 02:17:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-11 02:47:23 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 312 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 1.727 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us70005s40 Id of event.
Event Code 70005s40 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005s40, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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