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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Mŭ’minobod in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.2402S, 70.2349WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Mŭ’minobod in Tajikistan on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:35:20 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg0z. Id of event: us7000cg0z. Exact location of event, longitude 70.2349 East, latitude 38.2402 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 07:35:20 / November 17, 2020 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rasht, Novobod, Chubek (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chubek (c. 19 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km NE of Mŭ’minobod, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.2349° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2402° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km NE of Mŭ’minobod, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-17 07:35:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-17 11:07:13 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 354 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 1.744 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us7000cg0z Id of event.
Event Code 7000cg0z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cg0z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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