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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 63 km ENE of Shughnon, Tajikistan



Earthquake location 37.8055S, 72.196WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008g6n. Unique identifier: us10008g6n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.196 East, latitude 37.8055 North, depth = 115.51 km. The temblor was reported at 11:57:36 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.51 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 06:57:36 / April 10, 2017 @ 6:57 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km ENE of Shughnon, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.196° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8055° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km ENE of Shughnon, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-10 06:57:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-10 07:19:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 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 0.506 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us10008g6n Id of event.
Event Code 10008g6n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008g6n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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