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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 12 km WNW of Hulbuk, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.8287S, 69.5057WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Hulbuk in Tajikistan. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:00:37 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7ls. Id of event: us7000c7ls. 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: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 15:00:37 / October 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 69.5057° East, 37.8287° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rustāq (c. 25 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dŭstí, Vahdat, (min 5000 pop).

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 three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km WNW of Hulbuk, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.5057° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8287° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km WNW of Hulbuk, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-25 15:00:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-01 20:15:34 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 259 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 2.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us7000c7ls Id of event.
Event Code 7000c7ls An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c7ls, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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