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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Farkhār in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.4955S, 70.3845WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Farkhār in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/24 / 2024-06-26 10:07:28 / June 26, 2024 @ 10:07 am. The temblor was reported at 10:07:28 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 193.935 km, 70.3845° East, 36.4955° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.935 km (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000n88p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000n88p.

Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rustāq, Taloqan, Fayzabad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km E of Farkhār, Afghanistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.3845° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4955° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 193.935 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km E 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 2024-06-26 10:07:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-26 10:36:28 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 312 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us6000n88p Id of event.
Event Code 6000n88p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n88p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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