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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Sho’rchi in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 37.9639S, 68.1715WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sho’rchi in Uzbekistan. Event id: us2000a2r3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2r3. 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: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 20:56:09 / July 30, 2017 @ 8:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:09 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 68.1715 East, latitude 37.9639 North, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khodzha-Maston, Boysun, Yovon. Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Boysun (c. 25 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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. 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: 33 km E of Sho’rchi, Uzbekistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.1715° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9639° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km E of Sho'rchi, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-30 20:56:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-30 21:21:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 326 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 0.403 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us2000a2r3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a2r3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a2r3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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