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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Rasht in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 38.9175S, 70.4941WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Rasht in Tajikistan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.02 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 70.4941° East, 38.9175° North, depth 31.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 14:37:41 / November 10, 2020 @ 2:37 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:37:41 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccv9. Unique identifier: us7000ccv9.

Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mŭ’minobod, Obigarm, Roghun.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 16 km SE of Rasht, Tajikistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.4941° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9175° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km SE of Rasht, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-10 14:37:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-10 14:58:53 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 369 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 1.164 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us7000ccv9 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ccv9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ccv9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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