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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Roghun in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.7399S, 69.9753WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Roghun in Tajikistan on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 22:58:52 / March 30, 2018 @ 10:58 pm. Event id: us1000dbqa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbqa. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:58:52 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 69.9753 East, latitude 38.7399 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vahdat, Sovet, Mŭ’minobod (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sovet (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 10 km ESE of Roghun, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.9753° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7399° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ESE of Roghun, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-30 22:58:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-30 23:30:43 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 211 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 0.371 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000dbqa Id of event.
Event Code 1000dbqa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dbqa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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