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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Khorugh in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.2936S, 71.8753WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.8753 East, latitude 37.2936 North, depth = 145.48 km. Global time and date of event 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 09:33:45 / July 10, 2020 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.48 km (90 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:33:45 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000alaw. Id of event: us7000alaw.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd. Close country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SE of Khorugh, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.8753° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 145.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km SE 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 2020-07-10 09:33:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-10 11:05:17 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 271 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 0.291 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 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 us7000alaw Id of event.
Event Code 7000alaw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000alaw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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