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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Bhadarwah in India

Earthquake location 33.0364S, 76.1446WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bhadarwah in India on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 15:13:54 / February 9, 2016 @ 3:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 76.1446° East, 33.0364° North, depth 40.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.83 km (25 miles). Unique identifier: us20004z10. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z10. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:43:54 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Padam (c. 25 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Chamba (c. 21 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kishtwār (c. 20 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dharmsāla (c. 19 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Doda (c. 17 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bhadarwāh (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dharmsāla, Rāmban, Padam.

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km E of Bhadarwah, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.1446° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0364° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km E of Bhadarwah, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-09 15:13:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-09 17:06:23 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 3.4 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 272 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 2.484 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us20004z10 Id of event.
Event Code 20004z10 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004z10, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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