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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Khorugh in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.8294S, 72.2563WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Khorugh in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 01:30:47 / June 16, 2020 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000ack0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ack0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 118.11 km, 72.2563° East, 37.8294° North. The temblor was detected at 01:30:47 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.11 km (73 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khandūd, Khorugh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Khandūd (c. 5 500 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 72 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.2563° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8294° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-16 01:30:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-16 01:47:01 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 4.097 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 500 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 0.559 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ack0 Id of event.
Event Code 6000ack0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ack0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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