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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 3 km WSW of Orzu, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.5538S, 68.7851WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Orzu in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 03:33:23 / April 24, 2020 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700097fe. Unique identifier: us700097fe. The temblor was detected at 08:33:23 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.7851 East, latitude 37.5538 North, depth = 10 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kunduz (c. 161 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Farkhor (c. 21 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kunduz, Sovet, Yovon (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WSW of Orzu, 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 68.7851° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5538° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW of Orzu, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-24 03:33:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-30 21:58:16 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 0.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us700097fe Id of event.
Event Code 700097fe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700097fe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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