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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Farkh?r in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5275S, 69.9786WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Farkh?r in Afghanistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000acv8. Event ids that are associated: us7000acv8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.9786 East, latitude 36.5275 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 04:33:51 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 04:33:51 / June 27, 2020 @ 4:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nahrīn, Jurm, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km ESE of Farkh?r, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.9786° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5275° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km ESE of Farkh?r, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-27 04:33:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-27 04:51:30 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 312 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 1.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us7000acv8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000acv8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000acv8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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