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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Khorugh in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.2585S, 71.469WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact location of event, longitude 71.469 East, latitude 37.2585 North, depth = 133.87 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 12:53:23 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000aeb5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aeb5. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:53:23 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 133.87 km (83 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Fayzabad, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 26 km SSW of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.469° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2585° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 133.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km SSW of Khorugh, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-29 12:53:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-29 14:26:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 326 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 0.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 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 us7000aeb5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000aeb5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aeb5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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