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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Karakenja in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 39.4456S, 71.9753WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Global time and date of event 02/06/18 / 2018-06-02 08:45:39 / June 2, 2018 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 71.9753° East, latitude 39.4456° North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000ehbq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ehbq. The temblor was reported at 14:45:39 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quvasoy, Iradan, Kyzyl-Kyya (min 5000 pop).

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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 45 km ENE of Karakenja, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.9753° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4456° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km ENE 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 2018-06-02 08:45:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-02 09:05:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 312 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 0.137 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us1000ehbq Id of event.
Event Code 1000ehbq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ehbq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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