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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Farkhar in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.535S, 69.9905WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000627b. Id of event: us7000627b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 222.08 km (138 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:43:34 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 69.9905° East, latitude 36.535° North, depth = 222.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 00:13:34 / November 2, 2019 @ 12:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jurm, Fayzabad, Khanabad (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.9905° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.535° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 222.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ESE 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 2019-11-02 00:13:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-02 00:42:18 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 246 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 1.664 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us7000627b Id of event.
Event Code 7000627b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000627b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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