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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Shughnon in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 37.7512S, 72.2527WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.76 km (74 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:41:30 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 04:41:30 / April 17, 2017 @ 4:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude 72.2527 East, latitude 37.7512 North, depth = 119.76 km. Id of earthquake: us10008i9p. Event ids that are associated: us10008i9p.

Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh.

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

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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: 65 km ENE of Shughnon, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.2527° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7512° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km 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 2017-04-17 04:41:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-17 05:04:23 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 298 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 0.519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us10008i9p Id of event.
Event Code 10008i9p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008i9p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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