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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 9 km SE of Farkhar, Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5018S, 69.926WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 15:39:54 / November 3, 2019 @ 3:39 pm. Id of earthquake: us700062kp. Event ids that are associated: us700062kp. Exact location of event, longitude 69.926 East, latitude 36.5018 North, depth = 246.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:09:54 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 246.14 km (153 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Fayzabad, Nahrīn. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SE of Farkhar, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.926° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 246.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE 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 2019-11-03 15:39:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-03 15:58:55 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 1.726 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us700062kp Id of event.
Event Code 700062kp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700062kp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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