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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Taloqan in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.5715S, 69.5837WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Taloqan in Afghanistan. Id of earthquake: us7000ca31. Event ids that are associated: us7000ca31. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 69.5837 East, latitude 36.5715 North, depth = 168.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.5 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 02:39:46 / November 4, 2020 @ 2:39 am. The temblor was reported at 02:39:46 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panj, Dasht-e Archī (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ārt Khwājah (c. 18 600 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 18 km SSE of Taloqan, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.5837° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5715° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 168.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km SSE of Taloqan, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-04 02:39:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-04 02:59:47 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 2.073 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 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 us7000ca31 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ca31 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ca31, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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