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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 27 km E of Sho’rchi, Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 37.9587S, 68.0936WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Sho’rchi in Uzbekistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cp1s. Id of event: us2000cp1s. The temblor was reported at 03:21:44 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 68.0936° East, 37.9587° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 22:21:44 / January 24, 2018 @ 10:21 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yovon, Dushanbe, Dŭstí. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Boysun (c. 25 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km E of Sho’rchi, Uzbekistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.0936° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9587° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km 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 2018-01-24 22:21:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 22:47:14 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 271 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 1.003 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us2000cp1s Id of event.
Event Code 2000cp1s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cp1s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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