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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Karakul in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 39.2259S, 74.5477WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 16:43:40 / November 27, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007csc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007csc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.42 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.5477 East, latitude 39.2259 North, depth = 31.42 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:43:40 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter).

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 three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.5477° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2259° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km 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 2016-11-27 16:43:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-27 18:10:18 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 326 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 2.142 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 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 us10007csc Id of event.
Event Code 10007csc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007csc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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