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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Bamboo Flat in India



Earthquake location 12.9497S, 92.3291WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 144 km NNW of Bamboo Flat, India (89 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 15:29:55 / April 18, 2016 @ 3:29 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ji4. Unique identifier: us20005ji4. Exact location, longitude 92.3291° East, latitude 12.9497° North, depth = 38.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.4 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:29:55 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 144 km NNW of Bamboo Flat, India.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.3291° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.9497° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 144km NNW of Bamboo Flat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-18 15:29:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-18 16:18:46 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 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 1.348 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us20005ji4 Id of event.
Event Code 20005ji4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005ji4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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