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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Mohean in India



Earthquake location 7.3479S, 91.1856WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 244 km WSW of Mohean, India (152 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003kqt. Unique identifier: us20003kqt. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/15 / 2015-09-05 22:19:23 / September 5, 2015 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:23 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 location of event, longitude 91.1856 East, latitude 7.3479 North, depth = 10 km.

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 244 km WSW of Mohean, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 91.1856° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3479° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 244km WSW of Mohean, 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 22:19:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-03 01:04:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 4.548 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us20003kqt Id of event.
Event Code 20003kqt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003kqt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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