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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 28 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.6098S, 70.811WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 159.56 km (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 15:09:47 / May 10, 2020 @ 3:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 70.811 East, latitude 36.6098 North, depth = 159.56 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:39:47 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dq8. Id of event: us70009dq8.

Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two 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.

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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. 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: 28 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.811° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6098° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 159.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km S of Jarm, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-10 15:09:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-10 15:40:09 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 1.995 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us70009dq8 Id of event.
Event Code 70009dq8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009dq8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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