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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Beri Khas in India

Earthquake location 28.7474S, 76.5836WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Beri Khas in India on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.19 km (9 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:24 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 15:27:24 / September 10, 2016 @ 3:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 76.5836 East, latitude 28.7474 North, depth = 15.19 km. Id of earthquake: us10006nsd. Event ids that are associated: us10006nsd.

Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uchāna, Murādnagar, Asandh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Farīdābād (c. 1 220 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ghāziābād (c. 1 199 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from New Delhi (c. 317 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Rohtak (c. 317 200 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 5 km N of Beri Khas, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.5836° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.7474° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km N of Beri Khas, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-10 15:27:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-11 20:26:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 250 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 8.638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 us10006nsd Id of event.
Event Code 10006nsd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006nsd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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