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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake strikes near Rangapara in India

Earthquake location 26.8598S, 92.7478WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rangapara in India. The temblor was reported at 03:35:50 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 16/04/15 / 2015-04-16 22:05:50 / April 16, 2015 @ 10:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 92.7478 East, latitude 26.8598 North, depth 35 km, unique identifier, us20002763.

Close countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Naharlagun (c. 26 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Numāligarh, Naharlagun, Hojāi.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.7478° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.8598° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ENE of Rangapara, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-16 22:05:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-16 22:24:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 370 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 1.516 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us20002763 Id of event.
Event Code 20002763 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002763, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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