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Earthquake: M 4.3 quake strikes near Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 37.4456S, 72.0547WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) has striked on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. The temblor was reported at 02:35:17 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 185.26 km (115 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-31 09:35:17 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 72.0547 East, latitude 37.4456 North, depth 185.26 km.

Close countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishqoshim, Khandūd, Khorugh.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.0547° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4456° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 185.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NE of Roshtqal'a, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-31 09:35:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-31 10:07:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1.221 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 usc000tkkp Id of event.
Event Code c000tkkp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tkkp A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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