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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 25 km NNW of Karakenja, Tajikistan



Earthquake location 39.4449S, 71.4034WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.4034 East, latitude 39.4449 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:19 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 19:09:19 / May 26, 2017 @ 7:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008vkk. Event ids that are associated: us10008vkk.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batken, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km NNW of Karakenja, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.4034° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4449° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NNW of Karakenja, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-26 19:09:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-26 19:26:45 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 0.76 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us10008vkk Id of event.
Event Code 10008vkk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008vkk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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