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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Rasht in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 39.028S, 70.9063WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Rasht in Tajikistan on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ahv9. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahv9. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:53:00 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 09:53:00 / July 4, 2020 @ 9:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, 70.9063° East, 39.028° North, depth 10 km.

Epicenter of the event was 108 km (67 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Obigarm, Khaydarkan, Roghun. Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 46 km E of Rasht, Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.9063° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.028° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km E of Rasht, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-04 09:53:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-04 10:12:06 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 6.305 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 449 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 0.46 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us7000ahv9 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ahv9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ahv9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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