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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Murghob in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 38.0269S, 74.2542WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (mg/mb) has struck on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. The temblor was reported at 01:23:55 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 207.24 km (129 miles). Global time of event 08/05/15 / 2015-05-08 20:23:55 / May 8, 2015 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 74.2542 East, latitude 38.0269 North, depth 207.24 km, unique identifier, us20002dx9.

Close countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.2542° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0269° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 207.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km ESE of Murghob, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-08 20:23:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-09 18:13:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 246 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 2.114 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us20002dx9 Id of event.
Event Code 20002dx9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002dx9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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