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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Jurm in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.6262S, 70.7621WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 238.94 km (148 miles). 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: us7000arct. Id of event: us7000arct. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.7621 East, latitude 36.6262 North, depth = 238.94 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 22:21:29 / July 19, 2020 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:21:29 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Farkhār, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).

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

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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 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: 27 km SSW of Jurm, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.7621° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6262° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 238.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km SSW 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 2020-07-19 22:21:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-19 22:31:48 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 1.153 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us7000arct Id of event.
Event Code 7000arct An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000arct, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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