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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 27 km NNE of Karakul, Tajikistan



Earthquake location 39.216S, 73.7101WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 27 km NNE of Karakul, Tajikistan (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 73.7101 East, latitude 39.216 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007chv. Event ids that are associated: us10007chv. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:56 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 07:42:56 / November 26, 2016 @ 7:42 am.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 27 km NNE of Karakul, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.7101° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.216° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NNE 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 2016-11-26 07:42:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-26 07:58:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 271 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 1.501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us10007chv Id of event.
Event Code 10007chv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007chv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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