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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Shŭrob in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 39.9905S, 70.4242WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Shŭrob in Tajikistan. Event id: us7000bft8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bft8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 13:34:40 / September 1, 2020 @ 1:34 pm. Exact location, longitude 70.4242° East, latitude 39.9905° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:40 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Khŭjand (c. 144 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Beshariq (c. 22 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chkalov (c. 21 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taboshar, Nov, Konsoy. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WSW of Shŭrob, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.4242° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9905° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km WSW of Shŭrob, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-01 13:34:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-01 14:04:12 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 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 0.309 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us7000bft8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bft8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bft8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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