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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Tagob in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.9853S, 69.04WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tagob in Tajikistan on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:53:04 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 13:53:04 / August 25, 2019 @ 1:53 pm. Unique identifier: us700057zu. Ids that are associated to the event: us700057zu. Exact location, longitude 69.04° East, latitude 38.9853° North, depth = 51.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.16 km (32 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tursunzoda, Shahrinav, Roghun (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 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 five 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.

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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: 20 km NE of Tagob, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.04° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Tagob, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-25 13:53:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-25 14:22:47 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 298 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 0.327 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us700057zu Id of event.
Event Code 700057zu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700057zu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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