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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Jurm in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.7098S, 71.1115WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2c7. Unique identifier: us6000a2c7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.94 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 02:34:42 / May 30, 2020 @ 2:34 am. Exact location of event, depth 215.94 km, 71.1115° East, 36.7098° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:42 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km SE of Jurm, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.1115° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7098° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 215.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km SE of Jurm, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-30 02:34:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-30 02:54:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 2.071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us6000a2c7 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a2c7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a2c7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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