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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Karakul in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 39.1317S, 73.8584WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan. Exact location, longitude 73.8584° East, latitude 39.1317° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ca2. Id of event: us10007ca2. The temblor was picked up at 22:19:00 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 14:19:00 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:19 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 107 km (67 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.8584° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-25 14:19:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 14:43:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 417 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 1.631 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us10007ca2 Id of event.
Event Code 10007ca2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ca2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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