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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Murghob in Tajikistan



Earthquake location 38.4064S, 73.8797WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Event id: us20009kkj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kkj. Exact location of event, longitude 73.8797 East, latitude 38.4064 North, depth = 144.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.02 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 01:24:47 / June 4, 2017 @ 1:24 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:47 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three 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 quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km NNW of Murghob, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.8797° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4064° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 144.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NNW of Murghob, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-04 01:24:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-29 22:42:52 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 246 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 1.942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us20009kkj Id of event.
Event Code 20009kkj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009kkj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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