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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Kulob in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.7671S, 70.0988WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kulob in Tajikistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.21 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076zk. Id of event: us100076zk. Exact location of earthquake, 70.0988° East, 37.7671° North, depth 49.21 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:34:50 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 19:34:50 / November 11, 2016 @ 7:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Danghara, Rustāq. Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km ESE of Kulob, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.0988° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7671° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km ESE of Kulob, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-11 19:34:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-11 22:16:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.744 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us100076zk Id of event.
Event Code 100076zk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076zk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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