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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.4213S, 71.8791WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, 71.8791° East, 37.4213° North, depth 130.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 16:58:35 / June 8, 2019 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130.11 km (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:35 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003xas. Unique identifier: us70003xas.

Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NNE of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.8791° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4213° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 130.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NNE of Roshtqal'a, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-08 16:58:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-08 14:03:40 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 2.059 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us70003xas Id of event.
Event Code 70003xas An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003xas, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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