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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Marigaon in India

Earthquake location 26.2344S, 92.2033WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Marigaon in India. The temblor was reported at 16:00:11 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 92.2033 East, latitude 26.2344 North, depth = 58.03 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 10:30:11 / March 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004x9h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004x9h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.03 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rangāpāra, Shillong, Tezpur (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Guwahati (c. 899 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Shillong (c. 132 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tezpur (c. 58 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hojāi (c. 36 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rangia (c. 26 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mangaldai (c. 24 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 21 km SW of Marigaon, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.2033° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.2344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SW of Marigaon, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-13 10:30:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-13 22:06:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 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 285 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 0.734 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us10004x9h Id of event.
Event Code 10004x9h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004x9h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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