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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Bokakhat in India



Earthquake location 26.3655S, 93.4149WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Bokakhat in India on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:06:56 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:06 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:36:56 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.4149 East, latitude 26.3655 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us200050p4. Event ids that are associated: us200050p4.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mariāni, Dhing, Rangāpāra. Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Dimāpur (c. 135 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jorhāt (c. 69 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Diphu (c. 57 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Wokha (c. 54 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Itānagar (c. 45 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km SSW of Bokakhat, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.4149° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.3655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSW of Bokakhat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-16 23:06:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 23:52:33 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 340 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 1.613 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us200050p4 Id of event.
Event Code 200050p4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200050p4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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