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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Tajikistan

Earthquake location 39.4596S, 71.5331WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Tajikistan kilometers (0 miles) from Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 71.5331 East, latitude 39.4596 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:15:57 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000e5g4. Event ids that are associated: us1000e5g4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/18 / 2018-05-15 13:15:57 / May 15, 2018 @ 1:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batken, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.5331° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-15 13:15:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-15 15:11:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us1000e5g4 Id of event.
Event Code 1000e5g4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000e5g4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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