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Strong earthquake, 6.5 mag strikes near Karakul in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 39.2726S, 74.0097WA earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007ca5. Event ids that are associated: us10007ca5. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, 74.0097° East, 39.2726° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:24:29 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 14:24:29 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:24 pm.

Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 123 km (76 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 ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km NE of Karakul, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.0097° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2726° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km NE 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 14:24:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 14:45:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 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 651 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 1.722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007ca5 Id of event.
Event Code 10007ca5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ca5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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