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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 103 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.218S, 72.7859WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 103 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan (64 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/15 / 2015-12-07 10:34:26 / December 7, 2015 @ 10:34 am. The temblor was reported at 15:34:26 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.36 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100044ly. Unique identifier: us100044ly. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.7859 East, latitude 38.218 North, depth = 31.36 km.

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.7859° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.218° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 103km W 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 2015-12-07 10:34:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-07 10:53:18 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 326 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 2.064 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us100044ly Id of event.
Event Code 100044ly An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100044ly, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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