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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Muminobod in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.4464S, 70.519WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Muminobod in Tajikistan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 70.519° East, 38.4464° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/18 / 2018-10-11 18:27:03 / October 11, 2018 @ 6:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:27:03 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000har5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000har5.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sovet, Kŭlob, Obigarm (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sovet (c. 8 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km NE of Muminobod, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.519° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4464° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NE 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 2018-10-11 18:27:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-11 21:15:35 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 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 0.575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us1000har5 Id of event.
Event Code 1000har5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000har5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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