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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Rangia in India

Earthquake location 26.595S, 91.7498WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Rangia in India. The temblor was reported at 22:27:41 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.06 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p4y. Id of event: us20003p4y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 91.7498 East, latitude 26.595 North, depth = 47.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 16:57:41 / September 25, 2015 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barpeta (c. 48 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barpeta Road (c. 35 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Dhekiajuli (c. 21 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mongar, Sorbhog, Trashigang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NE of Rangia, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 91.7498° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NE of Rangia, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-25 16:57:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-25 17:34:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 303 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 1.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us20003p4y Id of event.
Event Code 20003p4y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003p4y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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