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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Manikchari in Bangladesh

Earthquake location 22.7264S, 92.0117WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Manikchari in Bangladesh. Exact location of event, longitude 92.0117 East, latitude 22.7264 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/16 / 2016-06-27 00:27:43 / June 27, 2016 @ 12:27 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:43 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000672m. Event ids that are associated: us2000672m.

Nearby country/countries, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amarpur, Belonia, Lunglei (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Chittagong (c. 3 920 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Feni (c. 84 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lunglei (c. 52 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sandwīp (c. 52 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sātkania (c. 52 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Patiya (c. 51 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Khagrachhari (c. 50 400 pop).

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 was reported nearby. Every 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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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. 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: 21 km SE of Manikchari, Bangladesh.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.0117° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.7264° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SE of Manikchari, Bangladesh Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-27 00:27:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-27 01:02:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 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 342 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 1.468 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us2000672m Id of event.
Event Code 2000672m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000672m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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