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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Jurm in Afghanistan

Earthquake location 36.6071S, 70.4698WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Jurm in Afghanistan on Thursday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:57:16 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 227.256 km, 70.4698° East, 36.6071° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 227.256 km (141 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000n8kc. Event ids that are associated: us6000n8kc. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/24 / 2024-06-27 08:57:16 / June 27, 2024 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Taloqan (c. 64 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Farkhār (c. 10 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taloqan, Rustāq, Fayzabad. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SW of Jurm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.4698° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6071° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 227.256 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43 km SW of Jurm, Afghanistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-27 08:57:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-27 11:51:43 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us6000n8kc Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8kc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8kc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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