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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Tartiki in Tajikistan

Earthquake location 37.9131S, 68.2454WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Tartiki in Tajikistan. Exact location, longitude 68.2454° East, latitude 37.9131° North, depth = 25.274 km. The temblor was detected at 04:13:17 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.274 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 04:13:17 / June 11, 2024 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000mrmm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000mrmm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qarāwul, Dushanbe, Yovon. Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 38 km NNE of Tartiki, Tajikistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.2454° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9131° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.274 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 km NNE of Tartiki, Tajikistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-11 04:13:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-11 04:33:06 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.956 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 222 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 us7000mrmm Id of event.
Event Code 7000mrmm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mrmm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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