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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Boshkengash in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.5012S, 68.846WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Boshkengash in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 17:52:33 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 12:52:33 / May 10, 2020 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009dpk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dpk. Exact location of event, longitude 68.846 East, latitude 38.5012 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sovet, Obigarm, Kirov (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km NE of Boshkengash, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.846° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NE of Boshkengash, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-10 12:52:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-10 22:06:06 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 199 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 0.289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 248 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 us70009dpk Id of event.
Event Code 70009dpk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009dpk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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