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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.192S, 71.5718WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 71.5718° East, 37.192° North, depth 98.26 km. Id of earthquake: us100077nr. Event ids that are associated: us100077nr. Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 13:14:56 / November 14, 2016 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.26 km (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:14:56 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fayzabad, Jurm, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 23 km WSW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.5718° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.192° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km WSW 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 2016-11-14 13:14:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-14 20:24:52 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 340 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 0.344 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us100077nr Id of event.
Event Code 100077nr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100077nr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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