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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Bawal in India

Earthquake location 28.0159S, 76.6951WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Bawal in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:29:25 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000793m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000793m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 76.6951 East, latitude 28.0159 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 22:59:25 / November 16, 2016 @ 10:59 pm.

The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Delhi (c. 10 928 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Farīdābād (c. 1 220 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Karol Bāgh (c. 505 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from New Delhi (c. 317 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Noida (c. 293 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Alwar (c. 283 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bawāna, Rabūpura, Dankaur (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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. 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: 13 km SE of Bawal, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.6951° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.0159° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE of Bawal, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-16 22:59:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-16 23:26:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 56 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 294 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 6.341 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 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 us1000793m Id of event.
Event Code 1000793m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000793m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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