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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Khorugh in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.3038S, 71.9641WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 19:34:00 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:34 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 200.48 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 71.9641 East, latitude 37.3038 North, depth = 200.48 km. The temblor was reported at 19:34:00 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgsd. Unique identifier: us6000dgsd.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashkāsham, Ishqoshim, Khandūd (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop). Close 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 four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 41 km ESE of Khorugh, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.9641° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3038° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 200.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km ESE 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 2021-02-11 19:34:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-25 19:29:32 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 312 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 2.179 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us6000dgsd Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgsd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgsd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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