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

Earthquake location 36.3451S, 69.9353WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 69.9353 East, latitude 36.3451 North, depth = 140.96 km. The temblor was detected at 01:50:22 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 01:50:22 / January 1, 2021 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140.96 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d4pq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4pq.

Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Khanabad, Nahrīn. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Khanabad (c. 71 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nahrīn (c. 22 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop).

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 five and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 26 km SSE of Farkhār, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.9353° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3451° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 140.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km SSE of Farkhār, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-01 01:50:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-01 02:22:40 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 1.942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us6000d4pq Id of event.
Event Code 6000d4pq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d4pq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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