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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 13 km NE of Isfara, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 40.2006S, 70.755WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Isfara in Tajikistan on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 04:36:12 / February 3, 2017 @ 4:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:36:12 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.72 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 70.755° East, latitude 40.2006° North, depth = 16.72 km. Event id: us20008hal. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hal.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chust Shahri, Khŭjand, Konsoy. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Khŭjand (c. 144 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NE of Isfara, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.755° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.2006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NE of Isfara, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-03 04:36:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-03 04:53:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 1.581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us20008hal Id of event.
Event Code 20008hal An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hal, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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