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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Ashkāsham in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.4418S, 71.1233WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 71.1233° East, 36.4418° North, depth 231.29 km. The temblor was detected at 00:16:51 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 231.29 km (144 miles). Global time and date of event 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 00:16:51 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cbn8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cbn8.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Ishqoshim, Jurm. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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: 45 km SW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.1233° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4418° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 231.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km SW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-07 00:16:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-07 00:30:12 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 284 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 2.545 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 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 us7000cbn8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cbn8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cbn8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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