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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Farkhar in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5375S, 70.0911WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Farkhar in Afghanistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 211.41 km (131 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 70.0911° East, 36.5375° North, depth 211.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:22:22 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063mc. Id of event: us700063mc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/19 / 2019-11-05 20:52:22 / November 5, 2019 @ 8:52 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 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 Dasht-e Archī, Nahrīn, Khanabad.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0911° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5375° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 211.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km 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 2019-11-05 20:52:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-05 21:10:19 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 400 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 1.599 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700063mc Id of event.
Event Code 700063mc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700063mc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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