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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Mohean in India



Earthquake location 7.0201S, 92.3963WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km SW of Mohean, India (90 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004rgq. Event ids that are associated: us10004rgq. The temblor was reported at 09:39:39 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.95 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 03:39:39 / February 21, 2016 @ 3:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.3963 East, latitude 7.0201 North, depth = 29.95 km.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 145 km SW of Mohean, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.3963° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.0201° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 145km SW 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 2016-02-21 03:39:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-21 04:13:35 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 312 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 4.619 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us10004rgq Id of event.
Event Code 10004rgq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004rgq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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