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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 53 km SSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.2328S, 71.3322WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Ashkāsham in Afghanistan on Friday. Global time and date of event 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 23:03:13 / November 27, 2020 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cki5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cki5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 155.83 km (97 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:03:13 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.3322 East, latitude 36.2328 North, depth = 155.83 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jurm, Ishqoshim, Ashkāsham (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.3322° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 155.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53 km SSW 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 2020-11-27 23:03:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-27 23:27:19 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 234 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 2.519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us7000cki5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cki5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cki5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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