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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Nahrīn in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.2621S, 69.5277WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Nahrīn in Afghanistan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.89 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 08:03:51 / July 20, 2020 @ 8:03 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:51 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 69.5277° East, latitude 36.2621° North, depth = 177.89 km. Unique identifier: us7000argx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000argx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Baghlān (c. 108 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pul-e Khumrī (c. 56 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ārt Khwājah, Pul-e Khumrī, Kunduz.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km ENE of Nahrīn, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.5277° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 177.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km ENE of Nahrīn, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-20 08:03:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-20 12:44:26 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 1.717 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us7000argx Id of event.
Event Code 7000argx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000argx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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