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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 28 km WSW of Hailakandi, India

Earthquake location 24.5992S, 92.2986WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Hailakandi in India on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 02:10:21 / November 15, 2016 @ 2:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude 92.2986 East, latitude 24.5992 North, depth = 33.97 km. The temblor was reported at 07:40:21 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.97 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000781i. Id of event: us1000781i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hāflong, Baniachang, Sairang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bangladesh (c. 156 118 000 pop), India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Sylhet (c. 237 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Silchar (c. 152 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Habiganj (c. 88 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Maulavi Bāzār (c. 57 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Karīmganj (c. 55 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hāflong (c. 40 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chhātak (c. 39 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 28 km WSW of Hailakandi, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.2986° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.5992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW of Hailakandi, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-15 02:10:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-17 00:06:32 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 4.3 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 327 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 1.043 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us1000781i Id of event.
Event Code 1000781i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000781i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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