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Light earthquake 4 mag, 37 km NNW of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.0436S, 71.4579WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ishqoshim in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.9 km (63 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 71.4579 East, latitude 37.0436 North, depth = 101.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ap3n. Id of event: us7000ap3n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 17:33:54 / July 15, 2020 @ 5:33 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:54 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fayzabad, Khandūd, Jurm (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 37 km NNW of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.4579° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0436° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km NNW of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-15 17:33:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-15 19:02:42 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 246 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 0.511 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us7000ap3n Id of event.
Event Code 7000ap3n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ap3n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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