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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 47 km SE of Gharm, Tajikistan



Earthquake location 38.7424S, 70.779WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Gharm in Tajikistan on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:39 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009pp8. Event ids that are associated: us20009pp8. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 04:11:39 / June 26, 2017 @ 4:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 70.779 East, latitude 38.7424 North, depth = 10 km.

The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mŭ’minobod, Obigarm, Roghun. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km SE of Gharm, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.779° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7424° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km SE of Gharm, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-26 04:11:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-26 04:30:22 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 385 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 0.443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us20009pp8 Id of event.
Event Code 20009pp8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009pp8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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