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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 45 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5215S, 70.3645WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 222.21 km (138 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.3645 East, latitude 36.5215 North, depth = 222.21 km. Global time and date of event 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 07:48:10 / October 25, 2019 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us600062u1. Ids that are associated to the event: us600062u1. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:10 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad.

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km E of Farkhar, 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 70.3645° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5215° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 222.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km 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 2019-10-25 07:48:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-25 08:05:35 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 1.445 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 71 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 us600062u1 Id of event.
Event Code 600062u1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600062u1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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