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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 13 km NNE of Rasht, Tajikistan

Earthquake location 39.1457S, 70.4134WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Rasht in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.4134 East, latitude 39.1457 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dgp9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgp9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 23:53:24 / March 6, 2021 @ 11:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:53:24 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Obigarm, Roghun, Novobod (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 13 km NNE of Rasht, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.4134° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km NNE of Rasht, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-06 23:53:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 00:09:09 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 284 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 0.962 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us7000dgp9 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgp9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgp9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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