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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region on Thursday, 12 July 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region on Thursday, 12 July 2018
Date & time: Thu, 12 Jul 19:46:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.37°N / 73.57°E
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (669 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 12 Jul
Thu, 12 Jul 19:46 UTCM 5.2 / 126 km TAJIKISTAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 12 Jul 19:46 UTCM 5.2 / 129.4 km- 52km WNW of Murghob, Tajikistan[Map]USGS
Thu, 12 Jul 19:46 UTCM 5.2 / 120 km塔吉克斯坦[Map]CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
Abbottabad (Pakistan) (469 km S from epicenter)(no details): I feel it .location city abbottabad country Pakistan (via EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (490 km NW from epicenter)(no details): скрипело стекло рамы (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 20 Jul
Fri, 20 Jul 01:27 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (694 km)Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 8 Aug
Wed, 8 Aug 20:19 UTCM 4.2 / 39.6 km - [info] (671 km)- 56km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 22 Aug
Wed, 22 Aug 08:00 UTCM 3.8 / 6 km - [info] (680 km)新疆克孜勒苏州阿克陶县[Map]CEIC
Wed, 22 Aug 08:01 UTCM 3.6 / 7 km - [info] (689 km)新疆克孜勒苏州阿克陶县[Map]CEIC
Thu, 30 Aug
Thu, 30 Aug 06:59 UTCM 4.3 / 124.2 km - [info] (489 km)- 17km SE of Shughnon, Tajikistan[Map]USGS
Sun, 23 Sep
Sun, 23 Sep 15:05 UTCM 4.6 / 205.1 km - [info] (523 km)- 42km ENE of Roshtqal'a, Tajikistan
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 8 Oct
Mon, 8 Oct 14:48 UTCM 5.1 / 1 km - [info] (617 km)SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
[Map]
EMSC
Namangan / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Tue, 9 Oct
Tue, 9 Oct 00:49 UTCM 4.6 / 102 km - [info] (579 km) Tajikistan
[Map]
GFZ
(197.3 km NW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke us up, but only lasted a few seconds. (via app)
(139.2 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sun, 14 Oct
Sun, 14 Oct 05:15 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (676 km)Kyrgyzstan
[Map]
GFZ
Osh (Kyrgyzstan) (148 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ош. 4 этаж. Продолжительность 11 секунд. 2,5-3 балла (via EMSC)
Osh (Kyrgyzstan) (131 km N from epicenter)(no details): Everyone is safe. (via EMSC)
Mon, 15 Oct
Mon, 15 Oct 14:12 UTCM 4.4 / 130.7 km - [info] (517 km)- 135km E of Murghob, Tajikistan
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 19 Oct
Fri, 19 Oct 13:25 UTCM 5.1 / 115 km - [info] (633 km)Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region
[Map]
GFZ
(980.6 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
islamabad / MMI IV (Light shaking): looks like some one shakes the table
Dushanbe / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Pakistan) (541 km S from epicenter)(no details): I just felt an earthquake. But I am not sure. (via EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan) (517 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Сильный точек. Ташкент (via EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan) (515 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Было три толчка и все были вертикальные, сначала сильный , потом слабее и потом слегка сильнее чем второй раз. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Fri, 9 Nov
Fri, 9 Nov 13:01 UTCM 3.0 / 18 km - [info] (630 km)新疆克孜勒苏州阿克陶县
[Map]
CEIC
Sun, 11 Nov
Sun, 11 Nov 02:32 UTCM 4.2 / 147.5 km - [info] (608 km)- 97km W of Murghob, Tajikistan
[Map]
USGS
Almaty / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tue, 20 Nov
Tue, 20 Nov 11:41 UTCM 3.2 / 8 km - [info] (682 km)新疆克孜勒苏州阿克陶县
[Map]
CEIC

 

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