Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Hojai in India

Earthquake location 26.1923S, 92.8261WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Hojai in India on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 92.8261 East, latitude 26.1923 North, depth = 47.23 km. Event id: us20003kq2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003kq2. The temblor was detected at 11:09:03 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.23 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/15 / 2015-09-05 05:39:03 / September 5, 2015 @ 5:39 am.

Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bokākhāt, Mangaldai, Khārupatia. Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lumding Railway Colony (c. 25 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Dhekiajuli (c. 21 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km N of Hojai, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.8261° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.1923° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km N of Hojai, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-05 05:39:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-24 05:29:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 1.073 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us20003kq2 Id of event.
Event Code 20003kq2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003kq2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply