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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Sovety in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.9839S, 69.5454WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sovety in Tajikistan. Exact location of event, longitude 69.5454 East, latitude 37.9839 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000g69h. Event ids that are associated: us2000g69h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 15:33:48 / July 16, 2018 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:33:48 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roghun, Panj, Dushanbe (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop).

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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSW of Sovety, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.5454° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9839° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Sovety, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-16 15:33:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-16 21:58:28 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 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 0.292 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us2000g69h Id of event.
Event Code 2000g69h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g69h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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