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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 29 km WSW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.1606S, 71.5152WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Saturday. Event id: us600053at. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600053at. Exact location, longitude 71.5152° East, latitude 37.1606° North, depth = 106.05 km. The temblor was reported at 11:43:11 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.05 km (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 06:43:11 / August 10, 2019 @ 6:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km WSW of Roshtqal’a, Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.5152° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1606° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 106.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km WSW 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 2019-08-10 06:43:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-10 06:59:22 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 416 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 0.386 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600053at Id of event.
Event Code 600053at An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600053at, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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