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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 52 km NNE of Muminobod, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.5035S, 70.3562WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Muminobod in Tajikistan. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.42 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.42 km, 70.3562° East, 38.5035° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eigr. Unique identifier: us1000eigr. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:01 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/18 / 2018-06-04 14:44:01 / June 4, 2018 @ 2:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sovet (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Norak, Sovet, Kŭlob.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 52 km NNE of Muminobod, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.3562° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NNE of Muminobod, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-04 14:44:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-04 15:57:50 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 284 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 0.496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us1000eigr Id of event.
Event Code 1000eigr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eigr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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